A chemical engineer originally from Bombay, India...

Vijay Balse

Hi New York, this is Vijay Balse, a chemical engineer from Chatham, New Jersey. Watch and see if I can engineer a victory, on Jeopardy!

2014 Battle of the Decades invitee: $5,000.
2010 Tournament of Champions winner: $250,000.
Season 26 4-time champion: $82,400 + $2,000.

Last name pronounced like "BALL-say".

According to the official Jeopardy! web site, Vijay resided in Chatham, New Jersey at the time of his appearance.

Vijay appeared in the following 5 archived games:
#5873, aired 2010-03-10 Vijay Balse vs. Cyd Musni vs. Kyle Mathews Vijay Balse game 5.
#5872, aired 2010-03-09 Vijay Balse vs. Becki Norris vs. Shelby Sadler Vijay Balse game 4.
#5871, aired 2010-03-08 Vijay Balse vs. Kirby Nelson vs. Karen Hoffman Vijay Balse game 3.
#5870, aired 2010-03-05 Vijay Balse vs. Todd Aiello vs. Miriam Carson Vijay Balse game 2.
#5869, aired 2010-03-04 Jordan Brand vs. Vijay Balse vs. Ann Rusthoven Vijay Balse game 1.
Vijay would later appear on Jeopardy! as Vijay Balse in the following 4 archived games:
#5925, aired 2010-05-21 Jason Zollinger vs. Vijay Balse vs. Stefan Goodreau 2010 Tournament of Champions final game 2.
#5924, aired 2010-05-20 Jason Zollinger vs. Vijay Balse vs. Stefan Goodreau 2010 Tournament of Champions final game 1.
#5923, aired 2010-05-19 Justin Bernbach vs. Andy Srinivasan vs. Vijay Balse 2010 Tournament of Champions semifinal game 3.
#5920, aired 2010-05-14 Vijay Balse vs. Stefan Goodreau vs. Jason Zollinger 2010 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 5.

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