Game Award Chart

Updated 12/16/2011

(Thanks to Tom Rosen for the original chart which inspired this one!)

This chart summarizes the major game awards from 1990 to the present.
Acronym Key:

  • SdJ = Spiel des Jahres
  • KSdJ = Kennerspiel des Jahres
  • DSP = Deutscher Spiele Preis
  • IGA = International Gamers Award

SdJ

KdJ / SdJ+ or SdJ Complex

DSP

IGA

Golden Geek

Meeple’s Choice

Games Magazine

2012

Tikal 2

2011

Qwirkle

7 Wonders

7 Wonders

7 Wonders

Dominant Species

Jump Gate

2010

Dixit

World Without End (SdJ Plus)

Fresco

Age of Industry

Hansa Teutonica

7 Wonders, Innovation, London

Small World

2009

Dominion

Dominion

Le Havre

Dominion

Small World, Hansa Teutonica, Endeavor

TZAAR

2008

Keltis

Agricola (SdJ Complex)

Agricola

Agricola

Agricola

Dominion, Pandemic, Le Havre

Pillars of the Earth

2007

Zooloretto

Pillars of the Earth

Through the Ages

Shogun

Race for the Galaxy, Agricola, Brass

Vegas Showdown

2006

Thurn & Taxis

Caylus (SdJ Complex)

Caylus

Caylus

Caylus

BlueMoonCity, Thurn and Taxis, Yspahan

Australia

2005

Niagara

Louis XIV

Ticket to Ride: Europe

Caylus, Louis XIV, Shadows Over Camelot

Buy Word

2004

Ticket to Ride

Saint Petersburg

Saint Petersburg

Ticket to Ride, Power Grid, Goa

New England

2003

Alhambra

Amun-Re

Age of Steam, Puerto Rico

Santiago, Attika, Amun-Re

DVONN

2002

Villa Paletti

Puerto Rico

San Marco

Puerto Rico, Age of Steam, LotR: Confrontation

Evo

SdJ

KdJ / SdJ+ or SdJ Complex

DSP

IGA

Golden Geek

Meeple’s Choice

Games Magazine

2001

Carcassone

Carcassone

Princes of Florence

San Marco, Wyatt Earp, Royal Turf

Aladdin’s Dragons

2000

Torres

Taj Mahal

Tikal

Carcassonne, Citadels, Princes of Florence

Torres

1999

Tikal

Tikal

Lost Cities, Ra, Union Pacific

Fossil

1998

Elfenland

Tigris & Euphrates

Through the Desert, Elfenland, Samurai

Quoridor

1997

Mississippi Queen

Lowenherz

Bohnanza, Showmanager, Tigris & Euphrates

25 Words or Less

1996

El Grande

El Grande

Carabande, Entdecker, Expedition

Sharp Shooters

1995

Settlers of Catan

Settlers of Catan

Settlers of Catan, El Grande, Medici

Myst

1994

Manhattan

6 Nimmt!

Inklings

1993

Liar’s Dice

Modern Art

Pipeline

1992

Um Reifenbreite

Der Fliegende Hollander

Trumpet

1991

Drunter und Druber

Master Labryinth

1990

Adel Verpflichtet

Adel Verpflichtet

SdJ

KdJ / SdJ+ or SdJ Complex

DSP

IGA

Golden Geek

Meeple’s Choice

Games Magazine

One Response to Game Award Chart

  1. Christopher Dearlove says:

    Viewing this in mobile Safari (iPhone) only up to half of the (first?) IGA column is visible. You can’t scroll, you can’t pinch, nothing.

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