Three episodes well into the anniversary edition of ‘The smartest man’ and Gert Verhulst – according to Delphine Lecompte “the murderer of the Meli” – and Ella Leyers, top favorites and toughest candidates ever, have already gone home. For the time being, it is Jonas Geirnaert who controls things with calm steadfastness in what we can call a successful and enjoyable first week of ‘The smartest person in the world’.