All "Spiel des Jahres🇩🇪 2001" game award winners & nominees in comparison 2021

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:

  • by year
  • the best "Spiel des Jahres" winners of all years together
  • the best "Spiel des Jahres" nominations
  • all "Kennerspiel des Jahres" winners
  • all "Kinderspiel des Jahres" winners

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 2021:

This list was last updated on March 3, 2021. 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
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime30 - 45 Minutes
    • Age7+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    💸 Too expensive!30€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Carcassonne

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Carcassonne" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Carcassonne" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
  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
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime45 - 60 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  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
    • Players3 - 5 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  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: 57% cheaper than the best Geizhals deal, likely for a short time only!
    More details for Cartagena
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    🔥 Great price!17€ atAmazon.de
  5. San Marco

    All details for the board game San Marco and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    More details for San Marco
    • Players3 - 4 Players
    • Playtime90 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  6. River Dragons

    All details for the board game River Dragons and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for River Dragons
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy

    Video reviews for River Dragons

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "River Dragons" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "River Dragons" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  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
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age6+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  8. 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
    • Players2 - 7 Players
    • Playtime15 - 25 Minutes
    • Age4+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  9. 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
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime60 - 90 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium

    Video reviews for The Lord of the Rings

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "The Lord of the Rings" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "The Lord of the Rings" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  10. Hexen Rennen

    All details for the board game Hexen Rennen and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age7+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  11. 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
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age7+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  12. Genoa

    All details for the board game Genoa and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    More details for Genoa
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime60 - 120 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  13. Babel

    All details for the board game Babel and similar games
    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime45 - 60 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  14. Ebbe & Flut

    All details for the board game Ebbe & Flut and similar games
    • Players1 - 2 Players
    • Playtime30 - 45 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    👍 Good price!7€ atAmazon.de
  15. Capitol

    All details for the board game Capitol and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Capitol
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium

    Video reviews for Capitol

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Capitol" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Capitol" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  16. 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
    • Players1 - 8 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age5+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  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
    • Players3 - 6 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium

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