Beat The Chasers contestant misses out on £55,000 fortune by just two seconds

By Charlotte Tutton

One contestant was just two seconds away from winning a £55,000 fortune on Beat The Chasers on Saturday night.

Deciding to take on five of the six Chasers, contestant Ness had 60 seconds to answer as many questions as possible and save as much time on her clock as she could.

She had an advantage of 19 seconds, with the Chasers given 41 seconds to try and catch up with her and stop her from winning the prize money.

Sadly for Ness they did manage to sneak up on her after some wrong answers, closing the gap on the timer.

One contestant was just two seconds away from winning a £55,000 fortune on Beat The Chasers on Saturday night (ITV)

In the end, Ness ran out of time and missed out on the huge win, as the Chasers managed to get her out with two seconds left on their clock.

She faced Mark Labett, Jenny Ryan, Anne Hegerty, Shaun Wallace and Darragh Ennis when it came to the final game.

Ness had earned £2,000 in the initial cash builder round, before the team made their offers.

Ness ran out of time and missed out on the huge win, as the Chasers managed to get her out with two seconds left (ITV)

She decided to go for the £55,000 with 41 seconds on their clock, believing she had nothing to lose.

Ness said: "I'm only here once. I've got nothing to lose... I think I can beat five Chasers."

Unfortunately as things got underway, it did not go in Ness' favour and she wasn't able to keep the Chasers back for long enough.

Viewers were left gutted for the contestant as she came so close to winning the lot, with many predicting she could have secured the prize if she had just one more question to answer, of if the others had got one more wrong.

One viewer said: "Unlucky Ness, played well - just one question in it."

Another tweeted: "Oh that was so close. Bad luck Ness."

Viewers were left gutted for the contestant as she came so close to winning the lot (ITV)

A third viewer tuning in added: "Gutted for her, She put up a good challenge. I hope Ness gets to do her Masters one day."

Meanwhile a fourth said: "Ness so close thought you was going to do that."

A fifth also tweeted: "Jenny just saved that but good try Ness."

Beat The Chasers continues next Saturday at 8:30pm on ITV.


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