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Steve Chernicoff

2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Elite Eighteen (Round 2 winners) member: $57,802. (Defeated in Round 3 by eventual champion Brad Rutter by just $1 after leading going into Final Jeopardy!)
1994 Tournament of Champions semifinalist: $5,000.
Season 10 5-time champion: $83,902.

Steve's one-day total of $24,700 (#2298, aired 1994-07-27) was the eighth-highest single-day winnings amount at the time, and it remained the tenth-highest one-day total through 1998, earning Steve a spot on the list of the 13 highest one-day winners available on the Jeopardy! web site 1997-1998.

Won $5,000 on Win Ben Stein's Money.

Jeopardy! Message Board user name: OldSchoolChamp

Steve appeared in the following 2 archived games:
#2353, aired 1994-11-23 Steve Chernicoff vs. John Cuthbertson vs. Jeff Stewart 1994 Tournament of Champions semifinal game 3.
#2350, aired 1994-11-18 Steve Chernicoff vs. Brian Moore vs. David Venderbush 1994 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 5.
Steve previously appeared on Jeopardy! as Steve Chernicoff in the following archived game:
#2298, aired 1994-09-07 Steve Chernicoff vs. Tom Epstein vs. Rose Buetikofer Steve Chernicoff game 5. Alex explains a new eligibility requirement...
Steve would later appear on Jeopardy! as Steve Chernicoff in the following 3 archived games:
#4771, aired 2005-05-09 Steve Chernicoff vs. Brad Rutter vs. Michael Rooney 2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Round 3, game 1.
#4754, aired 2005-04-14 Steve Chernicoff vs. Scott Gillispie vs. India Cooper 2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Round 2, game 2.
#4752, aired 2005-04-12 Ben Lyon vs. Steve Chernicoff vs. Roy Holliday 2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Round 1, game 45. (Edward...

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