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Arthur Chu’s 12-Day ‘Jeopardy’ Run Ends

“Jeopardy” champ Arthur Chu, who won big money while taking heat for his renegade style, has been defeated.

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Chu came in third place with zero dollars on Wednesday’s edition of the syndicated game show. He had reigned for 12 days. His total winnings were $297,200.

The 30-year-old Ohioan caused an uproar among “Jeopardy” fans for his aggressive manner of play. He ditched the usual practice of polishing off each category’s questions in turn. Instead, he took a hopscotch approach to his category choices, which tended to keep his opponents off-kilter.

Chu’s strategy fueled indignation from “Jeopardy” traditionalists who contended that he was unsportsmanlike.

He was unseated by Diana Peloquin of Ann Arbor, Mich., who led for the day with $15,700.

(Copyright 2014 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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