publication date: Tuesday, February 11, 2014 (part of Winter 2014)
clue: This master shoretegist has given opponents quite a run for the first place tie.
explanation: Chu was a 2014 Jeopardy! player who used fan-derived wagering theories, including "shoretegy" (strategy) and trying to tie for first place instead of win, in a highly unorthodox approach to the game. more…
solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Samir Mehta, Justin Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Joanna Woods, Mike Rothstein, and Aaron Shurtleff
Winter 2014 Tournament:
This winter has been an especially harsh one, and we'll all be glad to see spring weather. But there's still a few weeks left, and they bring another goo tournament. Face off against a series of opponents, trying to solve each daily goo the fastest. Only one player will survive to become the king or queen of winter.