University Challenge results, 2019-20

The 49th series began on 15 July 2019 on Mondays on BBC Two at 20:30, culminating in the final on 20 April 2020.

For the first time since the 2007 series there was a tie for the four highest-scoring losers slots with Jesus College, Oxford, Durham, and Downing College, Cambridge all having scored 145 points. As before the teams that qualified were those that reached their score having heard the fewest questions.

First round
22/07/2019Corpus Christi, Cambridge195140Merton, Oxford
29/07/2019Magdalen, Oxford170150York
12/08/2019Wolfson, Cambridge40115St John's, Oxford
19/08/2019Edinburgh16590Birkbeck, London
02/09/2019Jesus, Oxford145185Manchester
09/09/2019Durham145200Trinity, Cambridge
16/09/2019LSE90145Courtauld Institute of Art, London
23/09/2019Goldsmith's, London95175Southampton
14/10/2019Wolfson, Oxford180170Sheffield
21/10/2019Imperial, London25570Brasenose, Oxford
28/10/2019Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford150145Downing, Cambridge
Highest-scoring losers
04/11/2019Sheffield165170Jesus, Oxford
Second round
18/11/2019Birmingham120150Jesus, Oxford
02/12/2019Courtauld Institute of Art, London180145Glasgow
09/12/2019Imperial, London255105St John's, Oxford
06/01/2020Trinity, Cambridge245100Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford
13/01/2020Wolfson, Oxford220100Edinburgh
20/01/2020Magdalen, Oxford75270Corpus Christi, Cambridge
27/01/2020Manchester95300Trinity, Cambridge
03/02/2020Wolfson, Oxford140180Corpus Christi, Cambridge
10/02/2020Jesus, Oxford110195Durham
17/02/2020Courtauld Institute of Art, London75240Imperial, London
24/02/2020Trinity, Cambridge80245Corpus Christi, Cambridge
02/03/2020Manchester125130Wolfson, Oxford
09/03/2020Durham115185Imperial, London
16/03/2020Jesus, Oxford13590Courtauld Institute of Art, London
23/03/2020Wolfson, Oxford45205Durham
30/03/2020Trinity, Cambridge28575Jesus, Oxford
06/04/2020Corpus Christi, Cambridge185130Durham
13/04/2020Imperial, London23580Trinity, Cambridge
20/04/2020Corpus Christi, Cambridge105285Imperial, London

A third win for Imperial College, London, represented by Richard Brooks (mechanical engineering), Brandon Blackwell (computer science), Caleb Rich (physics), and Connor McMeel (computer science). The trophy was presented to them by Sir Andrew Wiles in a ceremony held in the Oxford building that bears his name.

As ever, winners are in bold, highest-scoring losers in italics. Italicised scores indicate the result was decided by a tie-break.