After earning $1,382,800 and securing the second longest consecutive winning streak in Jeopardy! Story, Amy Schneider’s historic 40-game run is finally over.

As reported by NBC News, Schneider, a technical manager from Oakland, California, was defeated by a Chicago librarian named Rhone Talsma. While Schneider managed to win $19,600, it wasn’t enough to beat Talsma’s $29,600.

Photo credit: Jeopardy on Twitter

Photo credit: Jeopardy on Twitter

Although Schneider couldn’t beat Ken Jennings’ record streak of 74 wins, she is the first transgender contestant to make it to the Tournament of Champions and is the highest-earning female competitor in Jeopardy! Story.

Her winnings put her at number 4 on the list of highest-earning regular-season players, trailing only Matt Amodio’s $1.5 million, James Holzhauer’s $2.4 million, and Jennings’ $2.5 million.

The match was close to Final Jeopardy, but Schneider couldn’t figure out which country ends its English spelling with an “h” and is also one of the 10 most populous nations on earth. The answer for the curious was Bangladesh.

“It was really an honor,” said Schneider. “Knowing that I’m one of the most accomplished people at a game I’ve loved since I was a kid, and knowing that I’m now a part of its story, I just don’t know how to deal with it.

“I thought Rhone was going to have a hard time,” she said in a statement released by the show. I loved hanging out with him, we had great conversations before taping, but I could tell he was here to play and he was going to be good. I was still very close to winning, but I felt like maybe I was slipping a bit. And once it was clear he was fast, I knew it was going to be a fight.”

Talsma also shared a few words about his win, saying it’s still hard to believe what he’s accomplished.

“I’m still in shock,” Talsma said. “This is my favorite show. … I was so excited to be here and I just wanted to do my best. I wasn’t expecting to be facing a 40 Day Champion, and I was excited to maybe see someone else kill the giant. I just really didn’t think it would be me, so I’m thrilled.”

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