WST and the WPBSA will once again offer a prize of £40,000 for a 147 made at the Crucible during the 2022 Betfred World Championship, and £10,000 for a maximum made during the qualifying rounds.
These bonuses are on top of the £15,000 high break prize which will apply throughout the whole event.
The qualifying rounds at the English Institute of Sport – Sheffield get underway today (Monday) and run until April 13th. Then the main event at the Crucible runs from April 16th to May 2nd.
If more than one player makes a 147, then the prize money will be shared equally.
So far this season there have been eight 147s, from John Higgins, Ali Carter, Xiao Guodong, Mark Allen, Thepchaiya Un-Nooh, Gary Wilson, Judd Trump and Stuart Bingham.
There have been 11 maximums at the Crucible, from seven different players.
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
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