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TODAY   |  March 13, 2014

‘Jeopardy’ champ loses after 12-day run

Internet sensation Arthur Chu, the self-described “Mad Genius,” was defeated last night when he was stumped by a question. Carson Daly reports from the Orange Room.

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>>> back now at 7:50, you know that song. carson is in the orange room .

>> that's right, "jeopardy" fan, come on into the orange room . your streak came to an end. not you, this guy, arthur chu. if you don't know about arthur chu, he's a self-described mad genius and uses that approach in his strategy to playing "jeopardy." some people didn't like it. he didn't just pick a category and answer all the questions, he would jump all over the board, using a hopscotch approach, mining for those hidden daily devils. it upset some people. it came to an end last night. play along, anchors. here is the final "jeopardy" answer. he was the last male monarch who had not previously been prince of wales. what do you say, nat?

>> you need to make that into a question.

>> go ahead.

>> who is albert?

>> i said who is edward? because it sounds british?

>> natalie?

>> prince prince.

>> and i think matt wins the show.

>> who is donald trump ?

>> let's go to the tape and see how badly you guys did.

>> arthur , we come to you first. you were in third place and up wrote down who was george ii ?

>> it's going to drop you to zero. she wrote down who is george vi and that is correct!

>> arthur chu tweeted saying thank you and it came to an end.