WST and the WPBSA have agreed to offer a prize of £40,000 for a 147 made on the Crucible this 12 months in the course of the Betfred World Championship, and £10,000 for a most made in the course of the qualifying rounds.
These bonuses are on prime of the £15,000 excessive break prize which can apply all through the entire occasion.
The qualifying rounds on the English Institute of Sport in Sheffield run from April 5 to 14. Then the primary occasion on the Crucible runs from April 17 to Could 3.
If a couple of participant makes a 147, then the prize cash shall be shared equally.
WPBSA Chairman Jason Ferguson stated: “The 147 is such a magical second, and it is usually an unimaginable feat of ability. To attain a most break below the strain of the Betfred World Championship is exceptional. So it’s becoming that we provide very substantial rewards throughout this occasion. I might like to see one other historic 147 made this 12 months.”
Final 12 months, John Higgins turned the seventh participant to make a 147 on the Crucible, throughout his second spherical match in opposition to Kurt Maflin.
1983 – Cliff Thorburn
1992 – Jimmy White
1995 – Stephen Hendry
1997 – Ronnie O’Sullivan
2003 – Ronnie O’Sullivan
2005 – Mark Williams
2008 – Ronnie O’Sullivan
2008 – Ali Carter
2009 – Stephen Hendry
2012 – Stephen Hendry
2020 – John Higgins