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Mattea Roach
Mattea Roach.jpg
Born: October 26, 1998
Birth Hometown: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Occupation: Tutor
Known for: Her 23-game Jeopardy! winning streak

Mattea Roach (born on October 26, 1998) is a tutor from Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She is the 13th champion with 10 or more wins in a row, and the third as a woman.

Jeopardy! Run[]

She first appeared on the show on April 5, 2022, She is currently riding a 23-game winning streak and has amassed $562,983 so far.

Regular play[]

Game No. Air Date Final score Cumulative Winnings Notes
1 April 5, 2022 $32,001 $32,001
2 April 6, 2022 $38,800 $70,801
3 April 7, 2022 $9,599 $80,400
4 April 8, 2022 $24,200 $104,600
5 April 11, 2022 $12,600 $117,200
6 April 12, 2022 $30,800 $148,000
7 April 13, 2022 $20,401 $168,401
8 April 14, 2022 $14,400 $184,801
9 April 15, 2022 $28,001 $210,802
10 April 18, 2022 $16,799 $227,601
11 April 19, 2022 $17,281 $244,882
12 April 20, 2022 $26,400 $271,282 First single-player Final Jeopardy! in the post-Trebek era.
13 April 21, 2022 $14,799 $286,081
14 April 22, 2022 $34,000 $320,081
15 April 25, 2022 $32,700 $352,781
16 April 26, 2022 $16,200 $368,981
17 April 27, 2022 $27,201 $396,182
18 April 28, 2022 $42,001 $438,183
19 April 29, 2022 $22,001 $460,184
20 May 2, 2022 $16,801 $476,985
21 May 3, 2022 $29,599 $506,584
22 May 4, 2022 $28,400 $534,984
23 May 5, 2022 $25,999 $560,983
24 May 6, 2022 $15,599 $562,983 Danielle Maurer ends her streak. She was awarded the standard $2,000 prize for finishing second place lose by $1.

Tournament of Champions[]

Trivia[]

  • She has the youngest record among champions with more than 10 consecutive wins so far[1]. Coincidentally, there was a scene where the oldest champion of Ken Jennings and the youngest champion among more than 10 victories met in one place[2].
  • She has the third highest in Canada after Bob Blake and Andrew Haringer, and the best record for a Canadian.
  • She is the first 6+-time champion to play in single-player Final Jeopardy![3].
  • Joining the ranks of champions with 10 or more wins, the ToC held in 2022 set a record for 4 champions with 10 or more wins in a row.[4]
  • During her Jeopardy! run, she revealed on Twitter that she was a lesbian.[5]
  • Like Jeff Richmond, she has played in 1-, 2- and 3-player FJ!.
  • Among the champions with 10 wins or more, he is the champion with the smallest margin, except for Arthur Chu, who has a co-winning history from 17th game[6]. She is also the ultra champion who lost by a minimum difference of $1.
  • Like David Madden, she is the champion with more than 10 consecutive wins with two or more comeback victories (5th and 23th game).
  • She is the first ultra champion to lose on Friday.[7]
  • This is the third time a challenger who has defeated utlrachampion, such as James Holzhauer and Matt Amodio, has succeeded in winning streak[8].
  • A week after her departure, Ryan Long joined the league for the fourth time in the season as the 10+ champion.
  • Among the champions with 10 or more wins, She has the record of winning under $10,000 behind Jason Zuffranieri and Matt Amodio.

References[]

  1. At the time of appearance, he is the same age as David Madden (24 years old at the time), and if you look closely, Mattea is a little earlier (David: 8801 days, Mattea: 8575 days).
  2. At the time of appearance, Julia Collins is the oldest (age 42).
  3. Prior to that, there were Tom Kunzen (2nd game), Kristin Sausville, and Kevin Walsh (4th game), all of whom were on a 5-time champion from unlimited rule.
  4. Previously, the best records were two advances from S31 (Arthur Chu and Julia Collins) and S34 (Seth Wilson and Austin Rogers).
  5. https://www.nbcnews.com/nbc-out/out-life-and-style/mattea-roach-becomes-latest-lgbtq-jeopardy-phenom-rcna25847
  6. The previous record was James Holzhauer’s 18-game winning streak by a difference of $18 (and also the most runner-up match).
  7. It is the first time in four years since Alan Dunn as a champion with five or more wins in a row. Coincidentally, they both lost by a difference of $1.
  8. However, until now, when a challenger challenges two wins, the FJ! has been corrected by only one challenger or TS.
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