All "Spiel des Jahres🇩🇪 2001" game award winners & nominees in comparison 2022

The "Spiel des Jahres" jury has determined the winner for Spiel des Jahres 🇩🇪2001 - they also published the list of nominees for the year of 2001. But which are really the best games of the 2001 vintage? We compared all the winners and nominees and sorted them by quality.

Game of the Year 🇩🇪 2001 Winners

  • Spiel des Jahres 2001 (Game of the Year):
    Carcassonne
  • Kennerspiel des Jahres 2001 (Connoisseur's game of the year):
    (exists only since 2011)
  • Kinderspiel des Jahres 2001 (Children's game of the year):
    Klondike

All other "Spiel des Jahres" years & awards

The Spiel des Jahres has been awarded since 1979, we have created several other lists for you:

Spiel des Jahres nominations and recommendations are also excellent

In our "Spiel des Jahres"-2001 list you will find not only the winners, but all games of the recommendation list as well as the nomination list.

List with all Spiel des Jahres 2001 games

Enclosed you find a comparison of all Spiel des Jahres 2001 games, which you can still buy in 2022:

This list was last updated on January 12, 2022. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. Carcassonne

    All details for the board game Carcassonne and similar games

    Nominated for 8 awards and won 5.

    ⭐️ Spiel des Jahres 2001

    More details for Carcassonne
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 30 - 45 Minutes
    • 7+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Carcassonne

    • YouTube Review for the game "Carcassonne" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  2. Winner's Circle

    All details for the board game Winner's Circle and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Winner's Circle
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 45 - 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  3. Turn the Tide

    All details for the board game Turn the Tide and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    More details for Turn the Tide
    • 3 - 5 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  4. Cartagena

    All details for the board game Cartagena and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2014

    🔥 Deal: 32% cheaper than the best Geizhals deal, likely for a short time only!

    More details for Cartagena
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    🔥 Great price!15€ atAmazon.de
  5. The Piggyback Brigade

    All details for the board game The Piggyback Brigade and similar games

    Nominated for 5 awards.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2001

    More details for The Piggyback Brigade
    • 2 - 7 Players
    • 15 - 25 Minutes
    • 4+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  6. River Dragons

    All details for the board game River Dragons and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for River Dragons
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for River Dragons

    • YouTube Review for the game "River Dragons" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  7. Klondike

    All details for the board game Klondike and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    ⭐️ Kinderspiel des Jahres 2001

    More details for Klondike
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  8. Zapp Zerapp

    All details for the board game Zapp Zerapp and similar games

    Nominated for 4 awards and won 2.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 2001

    More details for Zapp Zerapp
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 7+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  9. Hexen Rennen

    All details for the board game Hexen Rennen and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 7+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  10. San Marco

    All details for the board game San Marco and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    More details for San Marco
    • 3 - 4 Players
    • 75 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  11. Im Märchenwald

    All details for the board game Im Märchenwald and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2001

    More details for Im Märchenwald
    • 1 - 8 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 5+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  12. The Lord of the Rings

    All details for the board game The Lord of the Rings and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 1.

    ⭐️ Spiel des Jahres 2001

    More details for The Lord of the Rings
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 60 - 90 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
    👍 Good price!34€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for The Lord of the Rings

    • YouTube Review for the game "The Lord of the Rings" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  13. Ebbe & Flut

    All details for the board game Ebbe & Flut and similar games
    • 1 - 2 Players
    • 30 - 45 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    👍 Good price!8€ atAmazon.de
  14. Babel

    All details for the board game Babel and similar games
    • 2 Players
    • 45 - 60 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  15. Genoa

    All details for the board game Genoa and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    More details for Genoa
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 60 - 120 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  16. Capitol

    All details for the board game Capitol and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Capitol
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for Capitol

    • YouTube Review for the game "Capitol" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  17. Das Amulett

    All details for the board game Das Amulett and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 2001

    More details for Das Amulett
    • 3 - 6 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

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