Jeopardy! Encore Presentation Recap – September 1, 2016

Game #1 of the finals from the 2016 Teachers Tournament, aired at DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, DC! Remember that today’s totals get added to tomorrow’s to determine the tournament champion!

This episode originally aired on May 12, 2016.

Today’s contestants:

Jason Sterlacci, a 6th grade English teacher from Somerset, NJ
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Jill Gilbert, a middle school English teacher from Des Moines, IA
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Kaberi Chakrabarty, an elementary bilingual teacher from Joliet, IL
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Final Jeopardy! category: AFRICAN GEOGRAPHY

Final Jeopardy! clue: After the secession of South Sudan from Sudan in 2011, this became the largest country in Africa by area

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What is Algeria?

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Scores going into Final Jeopardy:
Jason $19,800
Jill $11,300
Kaberi $9,600

Final results:
Kaberi $9,600 – $5,000 = $4,600 (What is the DRC?)
Jill $11,300 – $1,300 = $10,000 (What is Nigeria?)
Jason $19,800 + $2,801 = $22,601

Daily Double locations:
1) WEIGHTS & MEASURES $400 (27th pick)
Jill 3200 +2700 (Jason 5800 Kaberi 3000)

2) AN ENVIRONMENTAL CATEGORY $1200 (13th pick)
Jason 10800 +3000 (Jill 11500 Kaberi 6000)
3) NONFICTION $1600 (19th pick)
Jill 12700 -3000 (Jason 13800 Kaberi 8400)

Game stats:
Jason 18,000 Coryat, 21 correct, 2 incorrect, 36.84% in first on buzzer
Jill 12,000 Coryat, 16 correct, 2 incorrect, 26.32% in first on buzzer
Kaberi 9,600 Coryat, 13 correct, 2 incorrect, 24.56% in first on buzzer

Jason Sterlacci, stats to date:
73 correct
8 incorrect
2/3 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $3,400)
2/3 in Final Jeopardy
40.35% in first on buzzer (69/171)
Average Coryat: $18,333

Jill Gilbert, stats to date:
55 correct
7 incorrect
3/4 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $3,100)
1/3 in Final Jeopardy
27.81% in first on buzzer (47/169)
Average Coryat: $14,133

Kaberi Chakrabarty, stats to date:
39 correct
5 incorrect
3/3 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $15,400)
2/3 in Final Jeopardy
17.86% in first on buzzer (30/168)
Average Coryat: $11,067

(contestant photo credit: jeopardy.com)

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