A foreign service officer originally from Grand Blanc, Michigan...

Chuck Forrest

2024 Jeopardy! Invitational Tournament quarterfinalist: $5,000.
2014 Battle of the Decades semifinalist: $25,000.
2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Nifty Nine (players with byes into Round 2) member: $25,000.
2002 Million Dollar Masters tournament semifinalist: $25,000.
1990 Super Jeopardy! quarterfinalist: $5,000.
1986 Tournament of Champions winner: $100,000.
Season 2 5-time champion: $72,800.

A contestant early in Season 2, Chuck would remain the regular play winnings record holder with $72,800 until Season 6, when Bob Blake earned a cumulative total of $82,501 in his fifth game, #1152, aired 1989-09-12.
Chuck's style of play was typified by the Forrest Bounce, a clue selection strategy he employed to potentially confuse opponents.

Co-author with Mark Lowenthal of the 1992 book Secrets of the Jeopardy Champions.

Chuck appeared in the following archived game:
Super Jeopardy! #9, aired 1990-08-11 Chuck Forrest vs. Dave Traini vs. Ron Black vs. Yael Sofaer Super Jeopardy! quarterfinal game 7.
Chuck previously appeared on Jeopardy! as Chuck Forrest in the following 4 archived games:
#510, aired 1986-11-21 Paul Rouffa vs. Chuck Forrest vs. Marvin Shinkman 1986 Tournament of Champions final game 2.
#509, aired 1986-11-20 Paul Rouffa vs. Chuck Forrest vs. Marvin Shinkman 1986 Tournament of Champions final game 1.
#507, aired 1986-11-18 Chuck Forrest vs. Jay Rosenberg vs. Gary Giardina 1986 Tournament of Champions semifinal game 2.
#505, aired 1986-11-14 Chuck Forrest vs. Guy Tonti vs. Gary Palmer 1986 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 5.
Chuck would later appear on Jeopardy! as Chuck Forrest in the following 2 archived games:
#4085, aired 2002-05-10 Chuck Forrest vs. Bob Verini vs. Claudia Perry 2002 Million Dollar Masters semifinal game 3.
#4080, aired 2002-05-03 Chuck Forrest vs. Leslie Frates vs. Eric Newhouse 2002 Million Dollar Masters quarterfinal game 3.

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