Chicago Ridge librarian’s moment in spotlight ends a day after unseating ‘Jeopardy’ champion Amy Schneider

1/28/2022 8:30:00 PM
Chicago Ridge librarian’s moment in spotlight ends a day after unseating ‘Jeopardy’ champion Amy Schneider

A Chicago Ridge librarian’s moment in the spotlight faded Thursday, losing on “Jeopardy” a day after he unseated long-standing champion Amy Schneider. From the Daily Southtown.

A Chicago Ridge librarian’s moment in the spotlight faded Thursday, losing on “Jeopardy” a day after he unseated long-standing champion Amy Schneider. From the Daily Southtown.

Chicago Ridge librarian Rhone Talsma's brief "Jeopardy" fame came to an end Thursday as he lost to a business intelligence manager from Aurora, Colorado, according to the show.

11:13 AMChicago Ridge librarian Rhone Talsma, shown, lost Thursday on"Jeopardy," a day after ending the 40-game winning streak of Amy Schneider.(Casey Durkin/Sony Pictures Television)A Chicago Ridge librarian’s moment in the spotlight faded Thursday, losing on “Jeopardy” a day after he unseated long-standing champion Amy Schneider.

Rhone Talsma, a multimedia librarian, came in 3rd place, winning $1,000 in the show aired Thursday, with Carrie Cadwallader, a business intelligence manager from Aurora, Colorado, emerging as the new champion, according to the show.Talsma, who lives in Chicago’s McKinley Park neighborhood, had ended Schneider’s historic 40-game winning streak Wednesday, earning $29,600 to Schneider’s second-place tally of $19,600.

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'It felt like virtual reality:' Rhone Talsma opens up on Jeopardy win over Amy SchneiderA Chicago librarian will go down in the Jeopardy history books after Rhone Talsma put an end to Amy Schneider's 40-game winning streak. Schneider will be remembered for LOSING ON PURPOSE, just like previous winners Ken Jennings and Matt Amodio. 😒 Wait! After what has been going on in the last few years, they're still writing history books? Give me a break! He's already forgotten. Thursday's game was the worst I've ever watched.

Local librarian dethrones ‘Jeopardy!’ champ Amy Schneider

Local librarian dethrones ‘Jeopardy!’ champ Amy SchneiderAll that researching paid off Wednesday for local librarian Rhone Talsma, whose victory on “Jeopardy!” broke the 40-game streak of the seemingly invincible Amy Schneider. She racked up $29,600 on Wednesday’s episode to defeat Schneider with $19,600. Ken Jennings rigged it! Truthfully, great run for Amy. Wth, has this even aired in Chicago?

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‘Jeopardy’ Champion Amy Schneider’s Streak Ends After 40 GamesAfter a thrilling 40-game streak, “Jeopardy” phenom Amy Schneider finally met her match. Schneider, an engineering manager from Oakland, Calif., lost her 41st game on Wednesday to Rhone… Spoiler alert! It doesn't air on the west coast for another 2 and a half hours. Completely ruined what would have been an important episode. She had an impressive run. Congratulations Amy! Still very impressive.

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Here's why you are going to want to watch Amy Schneider on 'Jeopardy!' todayAmy Schneider’s reign as “Jeopardy!” champion came to an end after 40 games when she lost on Wednesday's episode. Good run bro It was an amazing run!! Noooooooooo 😡

at 11:13 AM Chicago Ridge librarian Rhone Talsma, shown, lost Thursday on"Jeopardy," a day after ending the 40-game winning streak of Amy Schneider.Follow CNN Business Most stock quote data provided by BATS.in regular-season winnings.Rhone spoke with ABC7 Thursday from the Chicago Ridge Library where he works.

(Casey Durkin/Sony Pictures Television) A Chicago Ridge librarian’s moment in the spotlight faded Thursday, losing on “Jeopardy” a day after he unseated long-standing champion Amy Schneider. Rhone Talsma, a multimedia librarian, came in 3rd place, winning $1,000 in the show aired Thursday, with Carrie Cadwallader, a business intelligence manager from Aurora, Colorado, emerging as the new champion, according to the show. All times are ET. Talsma, who lives in Chicago’s McKinley Park neighborhood, had ended Schneider’s historic 40-game winning streak Wednesday, earning $29,600 to Schneider’s second-place tally of $19,600.. Heading into Final Jeopardy, Schneider led with a score of $27,600, while Talsma had $17,600. Morningstar: Copyright 2018 Morningstar, Inc. The clue was “the only nation in the world whose name in English ends in an H, it’s also one of the 10 most populous. It didn't really feel like it was actually happening.

” The correct response: “What is Bangladesh?” Only record holder Ken Jennings, who now hosts the show, has had more consecutive wins than Schneider, with his 74 wins in 2004. Factset: FactSet Research Systems Inc. While her regular-season play has come to an end, Schneider has earned a spot in the show's tournament of champions - the first openly trans person to do so. Her total winnings are $1,382,800, and she will return for the Tournament of Champions this fall. [Most read] Column: Ryan Poles and Matt Eberflus hit the ground running at a time when the Chicago Bears roster is ready to be revamped. All rights reserved. That will make changes easier as they work to reboot the franchise. Now, she's become the first trans contestant to qualify for the 'Tournament of Champions. » Thursday’s show opened with Jennings showing a montage of Talsma’s facial expressions from the moment he realized he had become the champion. and its licensors. James Holzhauer's streak came to an end at the hands of University of Chicago librarian Emma Boettcher.

Talsma credited his work as a reference librarian with his success. “Sitting at the desk for eight hours a day, I’m almost guaranteed to learn something new thanks to a question from one of our patrons,” Talsma told the Tribune Wednesday. Dow Jones: The Dow Jones branded indices are proprietary to and are calculated, distributed and marketed by DJI Opco, a subsidiary of S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC and have been licensed for use to S&P Opco, LLC and CNN. When I first started, I wasn't sure if I might be going up against Matt Amodio and I was really hoping I wouldn't. “Librarians have a reputation for being strong ‘Jeopardy!’ contestants because we are generalists by nature, and while I don’t have deep expertise in many areas, I do know a little bit about a lot of subjects, which lends itself well to the format and clues featured on ‘Jeopardy!’” The Chicago Ridge Library held a watch party for Wednesday’s show. Latest Daily Southtown . All content of the Dow Jones branded indices Copyright S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC 2018 and/or its affiliates.