The retail horticulturalist turned "Jeopardy!" contestant returns tonight in "Jeopardy’s Tournament of Champions."
Last time you saw him, Jamaica Plain’s David Gard was winning a total of $84,000 on "Jeopardy!" He’s back, and ready to provide more accurate questions to host Alex Trebek’s answers. Gard will compete on tonight’s episode of "Jeopardy! Tournament of Champions." He, along with 14 other contestants, have qualified for the tournament, which includes contestants who won the most games since the prior champions tournament in November 2011. The games began Wednesday, and tonight Gard will compete against Jason Keller from Highland Park, NJ and Monica Thieu from Dallas, Texas in the quarterfinal round. How do you think Gard will do on tonight’s episode? Leave your answer in the comments.
The Jamaica Plain resident won $84,700 on "Jeopardy!" last March.
David Gard will once again compete on “Jeopardy!” this time against the major players. The retail horticulturalist from Jamaica Plain will compete in the “Jeopardy!” Tournament of Champions beginning Feb. 13. Gard won $84,000 on a four-game winning streak in March. He’ll compete against 14 winners for a grand prize of $250,000 in the two-week championship tournament. The field is made up of players who won the most games since the last Tournament of Champions in November 2011. In addition to the top-scoring multi-game winners, two teachers tournament winners and one college champion earned automatic berths by winning their respective specialty tournaments, according to a “Jeopardy!” press release. Gard is the latest Jamaica Plain resident …