All the 'Jeopardy! Masters' Tournament Standings and Stats — See Who Won

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May 24 2023, Updated 10:15 p.m. ET

James Holzhauer, Mattea Roach, and Matt Amodio in the 'Jeopardy! Masters' Tournament
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In 2020, Jeopardy! returned to the mainstream thanks to the Greatest of All Time tournament, which featured high rollers James Holzhauer, Ken Jennings, and Brad Rutter. Each of them holds their own Jeopardy! record to this day, but a few recent champions are threatening their titles with the Jeopardy! Masters tournament.

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The tournament featured Professors Tournament winner Sam Buttrey, Tournament of Champions runner-up Andrew He, Tournament of Champions winner Amy Schneider, and long streak holders Mattea Roach and Matt Amodio up against James Holzhauer. But the points system in Jeopardy! Masters is different than a typical tournament. So, who won and what are the final standings?

Andrew He, Sam Buttrey, and Amy Schneider in 'Jeopardy! Masters'
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James Holzhauer won the ‘Jeopardy! Masters’ tournament.

James won the Jeopardy! Masters tournament on May 24, 2023. Matt Amodio and Mattea Roach were the other two competitors in the final. There's more to the story, though.

James Holzhauer in 'Jeopardy! Masters'
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What are the tournament standings for ‘Jeopardy! Masters’?

Before the Semifinals (which wrapped on May 17, 2023), these were the standings:

  1. James Holzhauer: 18 points
  2. Andrew He: 13 points
  3. Matt Amodio: 9 points
  4. Mattea Roach: 8 points
  5. Amy Schneider: 5 points
  6. Sam Buttrey: 3 points

Whoever won each game gets three points, the runner-up got one point, and the third place got nothing.

The Jeopardy! Masters tournament is fun because it also tracks different player stats. Although James finished in first place for the standard run, his number of points wasn't his most impressive stat. So for comparison, here are all the different players' other gameplay stats:

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  • James had 193 correct answers. His total score (excluding Final Jeopardy) was 217,495, with a 95 percent correct answer rate.
  • Andrew had 130 correct answers. His total score (excluding Final Jeopardy) was 132,600 with a 91 percent correct answer rate.
  • Mattea had 111 correct answers. Her total score (excluding Final Jeopardy) was 86,400 with an 89 percent correct answer rate.
Ken Jennings, Amy Schneider, Matt Amodio, and Andrew He in 'Jeopardy! Masters'
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  • Matt had 115 correct answers. His total score (excluding Final Jeopardy) was 82,900 with an 86 percent correct answer rate.
  • Amy had 94 correct answers. Her total score (excluding Final Jeopardy) was 67,800 with a 100 percent correct answer rate.
  • Sam had 114 correct answers. His total score (excluding Final Jeopardy) was 80,600 with an 88 percent correct answer rate.

What were the results of the Semifinals?

Once we got to the Semifinals, the points reset. While James was in the lead for the tournament, it could have changed. However, James maintained his lead. The standings for the Semifinals were:

  1. James Holzhauer: 9 points
  2. Matt Amodio: 3 points
  3. Andrew He: 2 points
  4. Mattea Roach: 2 points

Plus, we have the details on the other, more precise stats.

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  • James won two games and finished with 70 correct answers. His total score (excluding Final Jeopardy) was 65,801 with a 88 percent correct answer rate.
  • Matt has 43 correct answers. His total score (excluding Final Jeopardy) was 36,200 with an 86 percent correct answer rate.
  • Andrew placed second in one game with 43 correct answers. His total score (excluding Final Jeopardy) was 46,484 with an 80 percent correct answer rate.
  • Mattea placed second in one game with 50 correct answers. Their total score (excluding Final Jeopardy) was 35,000 with a 93 percent correct answer rate.

What were the final stats?

Andrew He, Sam Buttery, and Amy Schneider support the finalists at 'Jeopardy! Masters'
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Jeopardy! Masters wrapped on May 24, crowning James as the winner. The final episode featured two games with the three finalists: James Holzhauer, Matt Amodio, and Mattea Roach.

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The stats for the final left us with a very clear winner:

  • James won with 39 correct answers. His final score (excluding Final Jeopardy) was 26,200 and he had a 91 percent correct answer rate.
  • Matt had 26 correct answers. His final score (excluding Final Jeopardy) was 13,800 and he had an 87 percent correct answer rate.
  • Mattea won with 31 correct answers. Their final score (excluding Final Jeopardy) was 29,000 and they had a 97 percent correct answer rate.

What does winner of 'Jeopardy! Masters' get?

James Holzhauer and Ken Jennings celebrating James' win on 'Jeopardy! Masters'
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Now that we have our winner, we want to know the next steps. After all, if you're able to make it through all these rounds of Jeopardy!, we'd sure hope you'd have a prize.

Just like normal Jeopardy!, the winners receive a cash price.

  • First Place: $500,000
  • Second Place: $250,000
  • Third Place: $150,000

So, it looks like James walked away with a pretty check!

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