Welcome to the World Illustration Championships 2021 (Classic)

Attend and enjoy the world's most prestigious Live-Art event. Don't miss the action unfold, watch the world’s top illustrators compete - witness a clash of styles as they battle to become no.1

World Championships 2021: Fri, Aug 20th - Sun, Aug 22nd | Samsung KX, Kings Cross, London, UK N1C 4DQ

Watch online or attend the live event, get your tickets here. Sign-up to our newsletter for announcements or register your interest on our compete page.

Full Classic line-up below.

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 2021

#competitorstyleageflagwonexitpts
1
HATCH
Graphic36234445 (BP)
2
David Oku
Cartoon343443
3
Lawrence H Burns
Lowbrow352442
4
Lazy Obit
Satire362432
5
Kid Crayon
Cartoon321441
6
Amber Anderson
Graphic301431
7
ROOTS
Cartoon361411
8
BlakeToons
Cartoon401411
9
PODE Red
Sci-Fi350420
10
Amber Butler
Inky240420
11
ThatBlokeWilson
Urban380410
12
Dan Price
Lowbrow320390
13
Sketchy La Rue
Cartoon390390
14
Pencil Bandit
Lowbrow300390
15
UH OH
Graphic250380
16
JoshuaOB
Cartoon220360

highlights

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tournament brackets
round #1
Kid Crayon
44
PODE Red
42
completedbay#1
vs

16:00PM - 17:15PM

Tom Daley Spotted Knitting Medal Pouch At The Olympics
- Buzzfeed | BUzzfeed | Aug 20 2021
David Oku
44
Amber Butler
42
completedbay#2
vs

18:00PM - 19:15PM

Here's What The Grim Reality Of Climate Change Looked Like In 2020
- Buzzfeed | Buzzfeed | Aug 20 2021
BlakeToons
42
Dan Price
39
completedbay#1
vs

18:30PM - 19:45PM

New HBO Show Asks Can FBoys Be Reformed?
| Buzzfeed | Aug 20 2021
JoshuaOB
36
Lazy Obit
40
completedbay#2
vs

17:00PM - 18:15PM

Firefighter Allegedly Lies About Getting COVID To Get Paid Sick And Go On Holiday
- Buzzfeed | Buzzfeed | Aug 20 2021
ROOTS
40
UH OH
38
completedbay#1
vs

21:55PM - 22:55PM

Britney Spears' Dad Tried To Stop Her From Going on Vacation
- Buzzfeed | Buzzfeed | Aug 20 2021
Lawrence H Burns
44
Sketchy La Rue
39
completedbay#2
vs

21:55PM - 22:55PM

Sarah Jessica Parker Responds To Claims "Sex And The City" Cast Don't Like Kim Cattrall
- Buzzfeed | Buzzfeed | Aug 20 2021
Amber Anderson
42
Pencil Bandit
39
completedbay#1
vs

15:00PM - 16:00PM

Kylie Jenner Accused Of Exploiting The Pandemic For Profit By Releasing A Hand Sanitiser
- Buzzfeed | Buzzfeed | Aug 20 2021
HATCH
43
ThatBlokeWilson
41
completedbay#2
vs

15:00PM - 16:00PM

Athletes Celebrated The Tokyo Olympics Opening Ceremony In An Empty Stadium
- Buzzfeed | Buzzfeed | Aug 20 2021