Amazing moment 20-year-old The Chase contestant wins the biggest ever solo prize of £75,000

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Thursday, 2 September 2021, 5:46PM

It's something The Chase fans rarely see ...

On yesterday's episode of the much-loved quiz show, viewers were left stunned after a 20-year-old made history when he became the show's biggest ever solo winner, taking home a whopping £75,000!

Eden beat Chaser Darragh Ennis in one of the most intense rounds of quizzing we have ever seen - bringing an end to The Menace's six-month winning streak.

Following the exciting win, host Bradley Walsh rushed to congratulate the humble contestant, exclaiming: "Seventy-five grand. Twenty years of age. Who's your best mate?

"I can't believe it! This is incredible, he's 20 years old and just won £75,000! It's the single highest win in daytime history!"

Ennis was also gracious in defeat, telling Eden: "What a show. Absolutely brilliantly played, Eden."

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And fans were loving it.

Taking to social media, one viewer wrote: "How did one young man have so much knowledge? Eden aged 20 was amazing on #TheChase today, winning £75,000 all by himself! Such an exciting episode!"

Another added: "Eden smashed that final round! 20 years old and 75k richer!! Fair play to him!"

"Congratulations Eden! One of the best performances from someone so young that I've seen on any game show," a third said.

Asked again what he planned to do with the cash after his win, Eden replied: "Just look at it in my bank account."

The previous biggest ever solo win on The Chase was a contestant named Judith who won £70,000 in 2019.