Overview: UK Illustration Championships 2020 (Classic)

The next UK Championship will take place in December 2021. This page offers a full recap of last year's tournament. Qualifiying for this year's tournament will begin late Summer.

In the meantime sign-up to our newsletter for announcements or register your interest on our compete page.

The highest scoring competitor moves into the next round, the loser is knocked out. If scorecards are tied the social score (S) will determine the winner of a battle. 1 x point is awarded for a WIN, 0 x points for a LOSS. A bonus point (BP) is awarded to competitors winning 4 x consecutive battles during a tournament. Points scored during a tournament contribute towards a competitor's overal Rankings Table position.

leaderboard 2020

#competitorstyleageflagwonexitpts
1Alex SolisAlex SolisCartoon375446 (BP)
2ROOTSROOTSCartoon354405 (BP)
3Uncle EwanUncle EwanGrime323443
4IMRIEIMRIECartoon373363
5HATCHHATCHGraphic352432
6Kid CrayonKid CrayonCartoon312392
7SELD-ONESELD-ONEGraffiti26237 S2
8Ginger DanGinger DanFabulous29237 S2
9Lawrence H BurnsLawrence H BurnsLowbrow341421
10ROOROOGraffiti341401
11Pencil BanditPencil BanditCartoon301381
12BoyishmindBoyishmindCreepy29137 S1
13Mr GaukyMr GaukyCartoon38137 S1
14NIC MACNIC MACBold281361
15Cosmic HavikCosmic HavikCartoon49135 S1
16ThatBlokeWilsonThatBlokeWilsonUrban38135 S1
17Tom BlackfordTom BlackfordNSFW40038 S0
18PODE RedPODE RedSci-Fi35038 S0
19CHUNXXCHUNXXCartoon27038 S0
20TonyboyTonyboyGraffiti36037 S0
21King TrouKing TrouGraphic35037 S0
22Dan PriceDan PriceLowbrow32037 S0
23JOEFURJOEFURSurreal330360
24Bad LeprechaunBad LeprechaunLowbrow340350
25Jon BlissJon BlissGraphic31033 S0
26James WrathJames WrathSurreal31033 S0
27VerloeVerloeSurreal28033 S0
28OZEROZERGraffiti46032 S0
29Spencer MannSpencer MannGrime29032 S0
30Julie FilipenkoJulie FilipenkoLowbrow360310
31Vince SunicoVince SunicoComix470300
32Tony RiffTony RiffCartoon350Disq0

highlights

Lawrence H Burns V ROOTS

Tony Riff V Ginger Dan

Bad Leprechaun V ROO

Alex Solis V ROO

IMRIE V Mr Gauky

CHUNXX V SLED-ONE

Uncle Ewan V NIC-MAC

Alex Solis V Kid Crayon

Ginger Dan V IMRIE

Boyishmind V HATCH

Cosmic Havik V SLED-ONE

ROOTS V SLED-ONE

HATCH V Uncle Ewan

Alex Solis V Uncle Ewan

ROOTS V Alex Solis

tournament brackets
round #1
Tony Riff
0
Ginger Dan
41
completedscreen #1
vs

18:00PM - 19:15PM

Man jailed for jet skiing from Scotland to Isle of Man to see girlfriend
- metro.co.uk | Lucy Middleton | Dec 15 2020
Verloe
33
ThatBlokeWilson
40
completedscreen #2
vs

18:00PM - 19:15PM

Village changes its Fucking name
- metro.co.uk | Sian Elvin | Dec 15 2020
Julie Filipenko
31
IMRIE
40
completedscreen #3
vs

18:00PM - 19:15PM

How virtual love with chatbots is filling the romance void for lonely singles
- metro.co.uk | Gillian Fisher | Dec 11 2020
Mr Gauky
41
Spencer Mann
32
completedscreen #4
vs

18:00PM - 19:15PM

Coin removed from man’s nose after being stuck for more than 50 years
- metro.co.uk | Tom Williams | Nov 28 2020
Lawrence H Burns
42
James Wrath
42
completedscreen #1
vs

19:15PM - 20:30PM

Dad got tattoo identical to young son’s birthmark to help boost boy’s confidence
- metro.co.uk | Jimmy McCloskey | Dec 14 2020
King Trou
37
ROOTS
41
completedscreen #2
vs

19:15PM - 20:30PM

Security guard filmed ‘trying to strangle colleague’ at train station
- metro.co.uk | Natalia Penza | Sep 20 2020
Dan Price
37
Cosmic Havik
37
completedscreen #3
vs

19:15PM - 20:30PM

Pubs sell pints for 99p before London is plunged into tier 3
- metro.co.uk | James Hockaday | Dec 15 2020
SELD-ONE
38
CHUNXX
38
completedscreen #4
vs

19:15PM - 20:30PM

Man’s pet geese come with him to the pub wearing special nappies
- metro.co.uk | Tom Williams | Oct 5 2020
Alex Solis
38
Tom Blackford
38
completedscreen #1
vs

20:30PM - 21:45PM

Matthew McConaughey calls out cancel culture as he doubles down on ‘illiberal left’ criticism
- metro.co.uk | Alicia Adejobi | Dec 15 2020
Bad Leprechaun
35
ROO
40
completedscreen #2
vs

20:30PM - 21:45PM

Students tear down lockdown fences put up outside halls ‘without warning’
- metro.co.uk | Elisa Menendez | Nov 6 2020
Pencil Bandit
39
Jon Bliss
33
completedscreen #3
vs

20:30PM - 21:45PM

Student makes £600 a month selling worn undies and tights
- metro.co.uk | Faima Bakar | Dec 9 2020
Tonyboy
37
Kid Crayon
43
completedscreen #4
vs

20:30PM - 21:45PM

Con artists conjure up ‘fake genie’ to dupe doctor into buying £72,000 Aladdin’s lamp
- metro.co.uk | Sian Elvin | Nov 2 2020
Boyishmind
41
OZER
32
completedscreen #1
vs

21:45PM - 23:00PM

2020 is the year we finally learnt to respect our elders
- metro.co.uk | Nicola Thorp | Dec 11 2020
Vince Sunico
30
HATCH
43
completedscreen #two
vs

21:45PM - 23:00PM

Russian cosmonauts smuggled booze onto Mir space station back in the 90s
- metro.co.uk | Jeff Parsons | Dec 16 2020
Uncle Ewan
44
PODE Red
38
completedscreen #3
vs

21:45PM - 23:00PM

Lottie Moss branded ‘Covidiot’ as model brags she’s a ‘super-spreader’ while kissing pal
- metro.co.uk | Mel Evans | Dec 16 2020
NIC MAC
43
JOEFUR
36
completedscreen #4
vs

21:45PM - 23:00PM

Close schools to stop kids giving Covid to granny, Sadiq Khan warns
- metro.co.uk | Tom Williams | Dec 16 2020