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The Final Wager on The Battle of the Decades

The Battle of the Decades was a five-week, 45-player tournament featuring some of the greatest players in Jeopardy! history.

On The Final Wager, I gave fans a behind-the-scenes perspective on players’ thinking and experiences. And then there was my interview with nine-time champ Dan Pawson:

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Preliminary round

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Our 45 contenders are pared down to 15: five from each “decade”. It’s win or go home.

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Quarterfinals

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The 15 survivors from the preliminary round square off in a traditional Jeopardy! tournament, with four “wild cards” joining the five winners in the next round.

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Semifinals

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We’re back to classic Jeopardy!: take no prisoners! Only the three winners advance.

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Finals

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Two days for $1 million. Who will take home the ultimate prize and claim the title of Battle of the Decades Champion?

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