Brown University student advances in Jeopardy! Tournament of Champions

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Brown University student Dhruv Gaur will appear on Jeopardy!

(WPRI) — A Brown University student remains in the running for a $250,000 prize.

Dhruv Gaur of Gainsville, Georgia finished first in the Jeopardy! Tournament of Champions quarterfinals Tuesday – advancing on to the semifinals.

Gaur – who was the 2018 College Champion – was selected as one of the 15 best contestants from the past two seasons to compete in the contest, with the winner taking home a quarter-million dollars.

Gaur competed against engagement manager Rob Worman and astronomy interpreter Rachel Lindgren.

James Holzhauer – best known for his 32-game Jeopardy! win streak – competes in his quarterfinal Wednesday. You can watch Jeopardy! at 7:30 p.m. on WPRI 12.

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