Jeopardy! to hold special exhibition match between three Super Champs

Jeopardy! to hold special exhibition match between three Super Champs
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Amy Schneider, Mattea Roach, and Matt Amodio will face each other in an exhibition game of Jeopardy! on Nov. 8.

Fans of Amy Schneider, Mattea Roach, and Matt Amodio are in for a treat as Jeopardy! is holding a special exhibition match between the three.

The exhibition match is to kick off the next round of the Tournament of Champions. It will air on Nov. 8, which is the second anniversary of the death of long-time Jeopardy! host, Alex Trebek.

The three have earned byes and skipped over the quarterfinals and will start in the semifinals on Nov. 9.

Schneider is up first in the semifinal round on Nov. 9, then Amodio will appear on Nov. 10 and Roach will be up on Nov. 11.

In the quarterfinal round Maureen O’Neil and Tyler Rhode won their games and will face Schneider. John Focht and Sam Buttrey will face Amodio, and Eric Ahasic and Andrew He will face Roach.

One player will advance from each game to the finals.

Tournament of Champions rankings following the end of the quarterfinals. (Courtesy of Jeopardy!)

Roach is returning to Jeopardy! after breaking records in her run on the show which lasted 23 rounds, coming to an end on May 6.

She broke records with the fifth-longest win streak and fifth-highest earnings in the show’s regular season. She also holds the ninth-highest all time winnings record.

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Schneider’s run on the show also broke records after she won 40 games, putting her with the second-highest win streak, behind only Ken Jennings, who set the record in 2004 with 74 wins.

She also holds the spot for fourth-highest earnings in the regular season, and fifth-highest all time winnings.

Amodio holds the third-place record for consecutive games won and highest winnings and fourth place for all-time winnings.

Jeopardy! will air on CHEK News at 7:30 p.m. from Nov. 8 to 11.


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