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The Jeopardy! Battle of the Decades is a 5-week tournament airing throughout the 30th season to celebrate 30 years of the syndicated version. 15 contestants face off from each decade of Jeopardy! to advance to the quarterfinals. The 5 winners from each decade face off in the quarterfinals. From there the regular tournament format developed by Alex Trebek is used for the 15 quarterfinalists.
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The '''Jeopardy! Battle of the Decades''' is a 5-week tournament airing throughout the 30th season to celebrate 30 years of the syndicated version. 15 contestants face-off from each decade of Jeopardy! to advance to the quarterfinals. The 5 winners from each decade face off in the quarterfinals. From there the regular tournament format developed by Alex Trebek is used for the 15 quarterfinalists.
   
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==Gallery==
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==Fan Favorite Round==
 
==Fan Favorite Round==
The first part of the tournament began on September 30, 2014. 14 people who were pre-selected to appear in each decade (1980s, 1990s, and 2000s) were announced. 5 people competed for the 15th spot in each decade over the course of 3 weeks. Voting took place on the Jeopardy! website, Facebook, and Twitter. The 5 nominees for the 1980s were:
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The first part of the tournament began on September 30, 2013. 14 people who were pre-selected to appear in each decade (the 1980s, 1990s, and 2000s) were announced. 5 people competed for the 15th spot in each decade over the course of 3 weeks. Voting took place on the Jeopardy! website, Facebook, and Twitter. The 5 nominees for the 1980s were:
*Andrew Westney (winner)
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*Andrew Westney (1991 Teen Tournament winner)
*Diane Siegel (2nd place, thereby becoming the alternate)
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*Diane Siegel (1993 ToC invitee)
*Eugene Finerman
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*Eugene Finerman (1987 ToC finalist, Super Jeopardy! semi-finalist)
*Michael Rankins
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*Michael Rankins (1988 ToC semi-finalist)
*Leah Greenwald
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*Leah Greenwald (1988 ToC invitee)
 
The second week of voting took place the following week, with the nominees being kept secret until the voting began. They were:
 
The second week of voting took place the following week, with the nominees being kept secret until the voting began. They were:
*Shane Whitlock (winner)
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*Shane Whitlock (1996 College Champion & ToC semi-finalist)
*Brian Weikle (2nd place & alternate)
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*Brian Weikle (2003 ToC finalist, the biggest winner of season 19)
*Michael Daunt
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*Michael Daunt (1997 International Tournament winner, 1996 ToC finalist)
*Catherine Ramen
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*Catherine (Fred) Ramen (1998 ToC semi-finalist)
*Melizza Zygmunt
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*Melizza Zygmunt (1999 ToC invitee)
 
The final week of voting for the 2000s took place the next week. The nominees were:
 
The final week of voting for the 2000s took place the next week. The nominees were:
*Tom Nissley (winner)
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*Tom Nissley (2011 ToC finalist, the biggest winner of season 27)
*Erin McLean (alternate & 2nd place)
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*Erin McLean (Fall 2010 College Champion, 2011 ToC semi-finalist)
*Ryan Chaffee
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*Ryan Chaffee (2010 ToC invitee)
*Kara Spak
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*Kara Spak (2011 ToC semi-finalist)
*Joey Beachum
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*Joey Beachum (2008 College Champion, 2010 ToC invitee)
   
   
The results were announced on December 3rd, 2013. Andrew Westney, Shane Whitlock, and Tom Nissley claimed the 15th and final spot for each respective decade.
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The results were announced on December 3rd, 2013. Andrew Westney, Shane Whitlock, and Tom Nissley claimed the 15th and final spot for each respective decade, while each decade's alternate was Diane Siegel, Brian Weikle, and Erin McLean
   
The other 14 contestants for the 1980s were:
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The other 14 contestants for the 1980s and the early 1990s were:
*India Cooper
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*India Cooper (1992 ToC & Million Dollar Masters semi-finalist)
*Chuck Forrest
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*Chuck Forrest (1986 ToC winner, Million Dollar Masters semi-finalist, the biggest winner of season 2)
*Jim Scott
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*Jim Scott (1991 ToC winner)
*Leslie Frates
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*Leslie Frates (10th Anniversary Tournament finalist, 1992 ToC semi-finalist)
*Leszek Pawlowicz
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*Leszek Pawlowicz (1992 ToC winner)
*Richard Cordray
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*Richard Cordray (1987 ToC semi-finalist)
*Tom Nosek
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*Tom Nosek (1993 ToC winner, 10th Anniversary Tournament finalist)
*Leslie Shannon
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*Leslie (Miller) Shannon (1993 ToC & Million Dollar Masters semi-finalist)
*Phoebe Juel
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*Phoebe Juel (1993 College Champion & ToC semi-finalist)
*Mark Lowenthal
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*Mark Lowenthal (1988 ToC winner)
*Frank Spangenberg
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*Frank Spangenberg (10th Anniversary Tournament winner, 1990 ToC semi-finalist, the biggest winner of season 6)
*Tom Cubbage
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*Tom Cubbage (1989 ToC & College Championship winner)
*Jerome Vered
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*Jerome Vered (1992 ToC & Ultimate ToC finalist, the biggest winner of season 8)
*Bob Verini
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*Bob Verini (1987 ToC winner, Super Jeopardy! & Million Dollar Masters finalist)
The 1985 ToC winner, Jerry Frankel had previously passed away which resulted in him not being invited. Bob Blake, who was the 1990 ToC winner, was invited but declined due to a scheduling conflict.
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Among notable past contestants from this decade that weren't in the field: 1990 ToC winner Bob Blake (who declined due to a scheduling conflict), 1989 Teen Tournament winner & Million Dollar Masters finalist Eric Newhouse, Super Jeopardy! winner Bruce Seymour, Million Dollar Masters & 1988 TOC invitee Kate Waits, and any competitors from the inaugural 1985 ToC (including winner Jerry Frankel, who passed away in 1986.)
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The mid-1990s and early 2000s contestants were:
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*Rachael Schwartz (1994 ToC winner, first woman & 4-day champion to win the ToC)
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*Babu Srinivasan (2001 ToC semi-finalist, the biggest winner of season 17)
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*Eddie Timanus (2000 ToC semi-finalist, first blind Jeopardy! contestant)
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*Dan Melia (1998 ToC winner, Ultimate ToC quarterfinalist)
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*Pam Mueller (Fall 2000 College Champion, 2001 ToC & Ultimate ToC semi-finalist)
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*Fritz (Ryan) Holznagel (1995 ToC winner, 1996 International Tournament semi-finalist)
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*Robin Carroll (2000 ToC & 2001 International Tournament winner)
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*Bob Harris (1998 ToC finalist, Million Dollar Masters semi-finalist)
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*Dave Abbott (1999 ToC winner, the biggest winner of season 14)
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*Claudia Perry (1998 ToC & Million Dollar Masters semi-finalist)
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*Mark Dawson (2003 ToC winner)
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*Brad Rutter (2001 ToC, Million Dollar Masters, and Ultimate ToC winner; all-time cash winnings leader)
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*Jill Bunzendahl Chimka (2003 ToC semi-finalist)
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*Mike Dupee (1996 ToC winner)
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Among notable past contestants from this decade that weren't in the field: 1995 ToC finalist & the 1990s' third highest-earning regular play contestant David Siegel, and 1994 ToC & Ultimate ToC semi-finalist John Cuthbertson.
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The mid-2000s and early 2010s contestants were:
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*Colby Burnett (Fall 2012 Teachers Tournament & 2013 ToC winner)
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*Celeste DiNucci (2007 ToC winner, the highest-earning female contestant at the time)
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*Vijay Balse (2010 ToC winner)
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*Stephanie Jass (2013 ToC semi-finalist, longest-reigning female champion at the time)
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*Roger Craig (2011 ToC winner, highest single-day cash winnings record holder)
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*Larissa Kelly (2009 ToC finalist, the biggest winner of season 24)
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*Russ Schumacher (2004 ToC winner)
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*Tom Kavanaugh (2006 ToC invitee)
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*Vinita Kailasanath (2001 College Champion, 2004 ToC semi-finalist)
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*Keith Whitener (2013 ToC finalist)
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*Michael Falk (2006 ToC winner, only 3-day champion to do so)
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*Dan Pawson (2009 ToC winner, longest reigning champion of season 24)
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*Maria Wenglinsky (2006 ToC semi-finalist)
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*Ken Jennings (Longest reigning & highest-earning contestant in regular games, Ultimate ToC finalist)
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Among notable past contestants from this decade that weren't in the field: 2013 ToC semi-finalist & season 28 biggest winner Jason Keller, 19 day champion, biggest winner of season 22, and 2006 ToC semi-finalist David Madden (who declined due to his business relationship with the compliance company Jeopardy! hires to oversee fairness of the rules), and 2004 ToC and Ultimate ToC semi-finalist Chris Miller.
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2000s week contestant Vinita Kailasanath was placed in the 2000s week group, despite originally competing on Jeopardy! in 2001 (which was during the 1990s week's range), as she deferred her Tournament of Champions appearances until 2004.
   
The 1990s contestants were:
 
*Rachael Schwartz
 
*Babu Srinivasan
 
*Eddie Timanus
 
*Dan Melia
 
*Pam Mueller
 
*Fritz (Ryan) Holznagel
 
*Robin Carroll
 
*Bob Harris
 
*Dave Abbott
 
*Claudia Perry
 
*Mark Dawson
 
*Brad Rutter
 
*Jill Bunzendahl-Chimka
 
*Mike Dupee
 
The 2000s contestants were:
 
*Colby Burnett
 
*Celeste DiNucci
 
*Vijay Balse
 
*Stephanie Jass
 
*Roger Craig
 
*Larissa Kelly
 
*Russ Schumacher
 
*Tom Kavanaugh
 
*Vinita Kailasanath
 
*Keith Whitener
 
*Michael Falk
 
*Dan Pawson
 
*Maria Wenglinsky
 
*Ken Jennings
 
Due to David Madden's business relationship with the compliance company Jeopardy! hires to oversee fairness of the rules, he declined to participate in the 2000s Week.
 
 
==1980s Week==
 
==1980s Week==
 
The 1980s week taped in December and aired February 3-7 2014. The matchups by order of ranking at the end of the game were:
 
The 1980s week taped in December and aired February 3-7 2014. The matchups by order of ranking at the end of the game were:
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|Chuck Forrest
 
|Chuck Forrest
 
|Jim Scott
 
|Jim Scott
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|Bob Verini
 
|Bob Verini
 
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The 5 winners advanced to the quarterfinals. Losing players received $5000 except Richard Cordray who due to his federal appointment turned down the money.
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The 5 winners advanced to the quarterfinals. Losing players received $5000 except Richard Cordray, who is ineligible to win money on game shows due to his federal appointment.
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===Results===
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*[http://www.j-archive.com/showgame.php?game_id=4416 Game #1]
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*[http://www.j-archive.com/showgame.php?game_id=4417 Game #2]
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*[http://www.j-archive.com/showgame.php?game_id=4419 Game #3]
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*[http://www.j-archive.com/showgame.php?game_id=4420 Game #4]
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*[http://www.j-archive.com/showgame.php?game_id=4421 Game #5]
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==1990s Week==
 
==1990s Week==
 
The 1990s week taped in January and aired March 3-7 2014. The matchups by rank at the end of the game were as follows:
 
The 1990s week taped in January and aired March 3-7 2014. The matchups by rank at the end of the game were as follows:
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{| style="width: 500px;" class="article-table" border="0" cellpadding="1" cellspacing="1"
 
|Rachael Schwartz
 
|Rachael Schwartz
 
|Eddie Timanus
 
|Eddie Timanus
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===Results===
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*[http://www.j-archive.com/showgame.php?game_id=4438 Game #1]
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*[http://www.j-archive.com/showgame.php?game_id=4439 Game #2]
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*[http://www.j-archive.com/showgame.php?game_id=4440 Game #3]
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*[http://www.j-archive.com/showgame.php?game_id=4441 Game #4]
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*[http://www.j-archive.com/showgame.php?game_id=4442 Game #5]
   
 
==2000s Week==
 
==2000s Week==
 
The day after 1990s Week taped, 2000s week taped. These games aired March 31-April 4 of 2014. The matchups are as follows:
 
The day after 1990s Week taped, 2000s week taped. These games aired March 31-April 4 of 2014. The matchups are as follows:
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|Colby Burnett
 
|Colby Burnett
 
|Celeste DiNucci
 
|Celeste DiNucci
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===Results===
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*[http://www.j-archive.com/showgame.php?game_id=4462 Game #1]
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*[http://www.j-archive.com/showgame.php?game_id=4461 Game #2]
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*[http://www.j-archive.com/showgame.php?game_id=4463 Game #3]
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*[http://www.j-archive.com/showgame.php?game_id=4465 Game #4]
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*[http://www.j-archive.com/showgame.php?game_id=4464 Game #5]
   
 
==Final rounds==
 
==Final rounds==
 
===Quarterfinals===
 
===Quarterfinals===
 
The quarterfinals taped in April 2014 and aired May 5-9. The matchups for the quarterfinals were announced 15 days after taping as part of a press release by Jeopardy! on their Tumblr blog. They are by rank:
 
The quarterfinals taped in April 2014 and aired May 5-9. The matchups for the quarterfinals were announced 15 days after taping as part of a press release by Jeopardy! on their Tumblr blog. They are by rank:
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|Roger Craig
 
|Roger Craig
 
|Leszek Pawlowicz
 
|Leszek Pawlowicz
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|Mark Dawson
 
|Mark Dawson
 
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Each quarterfinal game has one winner from each of the preliminary rounds. The eliminated quarterfinalists received $10,000. Craig, Schumacher, Rutter, Jennings and Forrest advanced as automatic semifinalists, while Cubbage, Pawlowicz, Mueller, and Burnett advanced as wildcards.
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Each quarterfinal game has one winner from each of the preliminary rounds. The eliminated quarterfinalists received $10,000. Craig, Schumacher, Rutter, Jennings, and Forrest advanced as automatic semi-finalists, while Cubbage, Pawlowicz, Mueller, and Burnett advanced as wildcards.
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====Results====
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*[http://www.j-archive.com/showgame.php?game_id=4494 Quarterfinals #1]
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*[http://www.j-archive.com/showgame.php?game_id=4493 Quarterfinals #2]
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*[http://www.j-archive.com/showgame.php?game_id=4496 Quarterfinals #3]
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*[http://www.j-archive.com/showgame.php?game_id=4499 Quarterfinals #4]
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*[http://www.j-archive.com/showgame.php?game_id=4500 Quarterfinals #5]
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===Semifinals===
 
===Semifinals===
 
The matchups as are as follows:
 
The matchups as are as follows:
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|Ken Jennings
 
|Ken Jennings
 
|Chuck Forrest
 
|Chuck Forrest
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Eliminated players received $25,000.
 
Eliminated players received $25,000.
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====Results====
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*[http://www.j-archive.com/showgame.php?game_id=4503 Semifinals #1]
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*[http://www.j-archive.com/showgame.php?game_id=4502 Semifinals #2]
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*[http://www.j-archive.com/showgame.php?game_id=4504 Semifinals #3]
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===Finals===
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The winner of the tournament received $1,000,000, while second place won $100,000, and third place received $50,000. Brad Rutter won his unprecedented fourth Jeopardy! tournament after winning the two-day final.
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|Brad Rutter
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|Ken Jennings
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|Roger Craig
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===Results===
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*[http://www.j-archive.com/showgame.php?game_id=4505 Finals #1]
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*[http://www.j-archive.com/showgame.php?game_id=4506 Finals #2]
 
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The Jeopardy! Battle of the Decades is a 5-week tournament airing throughout the 30th season to celebrate 30 years of the syndicated version. 15 contestants face-off from each decade of Jeopardy! to advance to the quarterfinals. The 5 winners from each decade face off in the quarterfinals. From there the regular tournament format developed by Alex Trebek is used for the 15 quarterfinalists.

GalleryEdit

Fan Favorite RoundEdit

The first part of the tournament began on September 30, 2013. 14 people who were pre-selected to appear in each decade (the 1980s, 1990s, and 2000s) were announced. 5 people competed for the 15th spot in each decade over the course of 3 weeks. Voting took place on the Jeopardy! website, Facebook, and Twitter. The 5 nominees for the 1980s were:

  • Andrew Westney (1991 Teen Tournament winner)
  • Diane Siegel (1993 ToC invitee)
  • Eugene Finerman (1987 ToC finalist, Super Jeopardy! semi-finalist)
  • Michael Rankins (1988 ToC semi-finalist)
  • Leah Greenwald (1988 ToC invitee)

The second week of voting took place the following week, with the nominees being kept secret until the voting began. They were:

  • Shane Whitlock (1996 College Champion & ToC semi-finalist)
  • Brian Weikle (2003 ToC finalist, the biggest winner of season 19)
  • Michael Daunt (1997 International Tournament winner, 1996 ToC finalist)
  • Catherine (Fred) Ramen (1998 ToC semi-finalist)
  • Melizza Zygmunt (1999 ToC invitee)

The final week of voting for the 2000s took place the next week. The nominees were:

  • Tom Nissley (2011 ToC finalist, the biggest winner of season 27)
  • Erin McLean (Fall 2010 College Champion, 2011 ToC semi-finalist)
  • Ryan Chaffee (2010 ToC invitee)
  • Kara Spak (2011 ToC semi-finalist)
  • Joey Beachum (2008 College Champion, 2010 ToC invitee)


The results were announced on December 3rd, 2013. Andrew Westney, Shane Whitlock, and Tom Nissley claimed the 15th and final spot for each respective decade, while each decade's alternate was Diane Siegel, Brian Weikle, and Erin McLean

The other 14 contestants for the 1980s and the early 1990s were:

  • India Cooper (1992 ToC & Million Dollar Masters semi-finalist)
  • Chuck Forrest (1986 ToC winner, Million Dollar Masters semi-finalist, the biggest winner of season 2)
  • Jim Scott (1991 ToC winner)
  • Leslie Frates (10th Anniversary Tournament finalist, 1992 ToC semi-finalist)
  • Leszek Pawlowicz (1992 ToC winner)
  • Richard Cordray (1987 ToC semi-finalist)
  • Tom Nosek (1993 ToC winner, 10th Anniversary Tournament finalist)
  • Leslie (Miller) Shannon (1993 ToC & Million Dollar Masters semi-finalist)
  • Phoebe Juel (1993 College Champion & ToC semi-finalist)
  • Mark Lowenthal (1988 ToC winner)
  • Frank Spangenberg (10th Anniversary Tournament winner, 1990 ToC semi-finalist, the biggest winner of season 6)
  • Tom Cubbage (1989 ToC & College Championship winner)
  • Jerome Vered (1992 ToC & Ultimate ToC finalist, the biggest winner of season 8)
  • Bob Verini (1987 ToC winner, Super Jeopardy! & Million Dollar Masters finalist)

Among notable past contestants from this decade that weren't in the field: 1990 ToC winner Bob Blake (who declined due to a scheduling conflict), 1989 Teen Tournament winner & Million Dollar Masters finalist Eric Newhouse, Super Jeopardy! winner Bruce Seymour, Million Dollar Masters & 1988 TOC invitee Kate Waits, and any competitors from the inaugural 1985 ToC (including winner Jerry Frankel, who passed away in 1986.)

The mid-1990s and early 2000s contestants were:

  • Rachael Schwartz (1994 ToC winner, first woman & 4-day champion to win the ToC)
  • Babu Srinivasan (2001 ToC semi-finalist, the biggest winner of season 17)
  • Eddie Timanus (2000 ToC semi-finalist, first blind Jeopardy! contestant)
  • Dan Melia (1998 ToC winner, Ultimate ToC quarterfinalist)
  • Pam Mueller (Fall 2000 College Champion, 2001 ToC & Ultimate ToC semi-finalist)
  • Fritz (Ryan) Holznagel (1995 ToC winner, 1996 International Tournament semi-finalist)
  • Robin Carroll (2000 ToC & 2001 International Tournament winner)
  • Bob Harris (1998 ToC finalist, Million Dollar Masters semi-finalist)
  • Dave Abbott (1999 ToC winner, the biggest winner of season 14)
  • Claudia Perry (1998 ToC & Million Dollar Masters semi-finalist)
  • Mark Dawson (2003 ToC winner)
  • Brad Rutter (2001 ToC, Million Dollar Masters, and Ultimate ToC winner; all-time cash winnings leader)
  • Jill Bunzendahl Chimka (2003 ToC semi-finalist)
  • Mike Dupee (1996 ToC winner)

Among notable past contestants from this decade that weren't in the field: 1995 ToC finalist & the 1990s' third highest-earning regular play contestant David Siegel, and 1994 ToC & Ultimate ToC semi-finalist John Cuthbertson.

The mid-2000s and early 2010s contestants were:

  • Colby Burnett (Fall 2012 Teachers Tournament & 2013 ToC winner)
  • Celeste DiNucci (2007 ToC winner, the highest-earning female contestant at the time)
  • Vijay Balse (2010 ToC winner)
  • Stephanie Jass (2013 ToC semi-finalist, longest-reigning female champion at the time)
  • Roger Craig (2011 ToC winner, highest single-day cash winnings record holder)
  • Larissa Kelly (2009 ToC finalist, the biggest winner of season 24)
  • Russ Schumacher (2004 ToC winner)
  • Tom Kavanaugh (2006 ToC invitee)
  • Vinita Kailasanath (2001 College Champion, 2004 ToC semi-finalist)
  • Keith Whitener (2013 ToC finalist)
  • Michael Falk (2006 ToC winner, only 3-day champion to do so)
  • Dan Pawson (2009 ToC winner, longest reigning champion of season 24)
  • Maria Wenglinsky (2006 ToC semi-finalist)
  • Ken Jennings (Longest reigning & highest-earning contestant in regular games, Ultimate ToC finalist)

Among notable past contestants from this decade that weren't in the field: 2013 ToC semi-finalist & season 28 biggest winner Jason Keller, 19 day champion, biggest winner of season 22, and 2006 ToC semi-finalist David Madden (who declined due to his business relationship with the compliance company Jeopardy! hires to oversee fairness of the rules), and 2004 ToC and Ultimate ToC semi-finalist Chris Miller.

2000s week contestant Vinita Kailasanath was placed in the 2000s week group, despite originally competing on Jeopardy! in 2001 (which was during the 1990s week's range), as she deferred her Tournament of Champions appearances until 2004.

1980s WeekEdit

The 1980s week taped in December and aired February 3-7 2014. The matchups by order of ranking at the end of the game were:

Chuck Forrest Jim Scott India Cooper
Leszek Pawlowicz Andrew Westney Leslie Frates
Tom Nosek Richard Cordray Leslie Shannon
Mark Lowenthal Frank Spangenberg Phoebe Juel
Tom Cubbage Jerome Vered Bob Verini

The 5 winners advanced to the quarterfinals. Losing players received $5000 except Richard Cordray, who is ineligible to win money on game shows due to his federal appointment.

ResultsEdit

1990s WeekEdit

The 1990s week taped in January and aired March 3-7 2014. The matchups by rank at the end of the game were as follows:

Rachael Schwartz Eddie Timanus Babu Srinivasan
Pam Mueller Fritz Holznagel Dan Melia
Robin Carroll Shane Whitlock Bob Harris
Mark Dawson Claudia Perry Dave Abbott
Brad Rutter Mike Dupee

Jill Bunzendahl-Chimka

ResultsEdit

2000s WeekEdit

The day after 1990s Week taped, 2000s week taped. These games aired March 31-April 4 of 2014. The matchups are as follows:

Colby Burnett Celeste DiNucci Tom Nissley
Roger Craig Vijay Balse Stephanie Jass
Russ Schumacher Larissa Kelly Tom Kavanaugh
Ken Jennings Michael Falk Vinita Kailasanath
Dan Pawson Maria Wenglinsky Keith Whitener

ResultsEdit

Final roundsEdit

QuarterfinalsEdit

The quarterfinals taped in April 2014 and aired May 5-9. The matchups for the quarterfinals were announced 15 days after taping as part of a press release by Jeopardy! on their Tumblr blog. They are by rank:

Roger Craig Leszek Pawlowicz Robin Carroll
Russ Schumacher Pam Mueller Tom Nosek
Brad Rutter Dan Pawson Mark Lowenthal
Ken Jennings Tom Cubbage Rachael Schwartz
Chuck Forrest Colby Burnett Mark Dawson

Each quarterfinal game has one winner from each of the preliminary rounds. The eliminated quarterfinalists received $10,000. Craig, Schumacher, Rutter, Jennings, and Forrest advanced as automatic semi-finalists, while Cubbage, Pawlowicz, Mueller, and Burnett advanced as wildcards.

ResultsEdit

SemifinalsEdit

The matchups as are as follows:

Ken Jennings Chuck Forrest Russ Schumacher
Brad Rutter Leszek Pawlowicz Tom Cubbage
Roger Craig Colby Burnett Pam Mueller

Eliminated players received $25,000.

ResultsEdit

FinalsEdit

The winner of the tournament received $1,000,000, while second place won $100,000, and third place received $50,000. Brad Rutter won his unprecedented fourth Jeopardy! tournament after winning the two-day final.

Brad Rutter Ken Jennings Roger Craig

ResultsEdit

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