All "Spiel des Jahres🇩🇪 2019" game award winners & nominees in comparison 2021

The "Spiel des Jahres" jury has determined the winner for Spiel des Jahres 🇩🇪2019 - they also published the list of nominees for the year of 2019. But which are really the best games of the 2019 vintage? We compared all the winners and nominees and sorted them by quality.

Game of the Year 🇩🇪 2019 Winners

  • Spiel des Jahres 2019 (Game of the Year):
    Just One
  • Kennerspiel des Jahres 2019 (Connoisseur's game of the year):
    Wingspan
  • Kinderspiel des Jahres 2019 (Children's game of the year):
    Valley of the Vikings

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"-2019 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 2019 games

Enclosed you find a comparison of all Spiel des Jahres 2019 games, which you can still buy in 2021:

This list was last updated on July 13, 2021. We compared 27 board games for this list and selected the top 25. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. Just One

    All details for the board game Just One and similar games

    Nominated for 12 awards and won 2.

    Spiel des Jahres 2019

    More details for Just One
    • Players3 - 7 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    👍 Good price!16€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Just One

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Just One" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Just One" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  2. Wingspan

    All details for the board game Wingspan and similar games

    Nominated for 23 awards and won 15.

    Kennerspiel des Jahres 2019

    More details for Wingspan
    • Players1 - 5 Players
    • Playtime40 - 70 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    👍 Good price!40€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Wingspan

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Wingspan" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Wingspan" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
  3. Werewords

    All details for the board game Werewords and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

    Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 2019

    More details for Werewords
    • Players4 - 10 Players
    • Playtime10 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    👍 Good price!8€ atAmazon.de
  4. L.L.A.M.A.

    All details for the board game L.L.A.M.A. and similar games

    Nominated for 8 awards and won 3.

    Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 2019

    More details for L.L.A.M.A.
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    👍 Good price!5€ atAmazon.de
  5. Architects of the West Kingdom

    All details for the board game Architects of the West Kingdom and similar games

    Nominated for 16 awards and won 5.

    🔥 Deal: 7% cheaper than the best Geizhals deal, likely for a short time only!
    More details for Architects of the West Kingdom
    • Players1 - 5 Players
    • Playtime60 - 80 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
    🔥 Great price!60€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Architects of the West Kingdom

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Architects of the West Kingdom" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Architects of the West Kingdom" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  6. Monster-Bande

    All details for the board game Monster-Bande and similar games
    • Players2 - 8 Players
    • Playtime25 Minutes
    • Age7+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy

    Video reviews for Monster-Bande

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Monster-Bande" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Monster-Bande" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Monster-Bande" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Monster-Bande" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  7. Reef

    All details for the board game Reef and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Reef
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 - 45 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  8. Concept Kids: Animals

    All details for the board game Concept Kids: Animals and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

    🔥 Deal: 16% cheaper than the best Geizhals deal, likely for a short time only!
    More details for Concept Kids: Animals
    • Players2 - 12 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age4+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    🔥 Great price!18€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Concept Kids: Animals

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Concept Kids: Animals" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Concept Kids: Animals" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  9. Detective: A Modern Crime Board Game

    All details for the board game Detective: A Modern Crime Board Game and similar games

    Nominated for 14 awards and won 4.

    Nominated for Kennerspiel des Jahres 2019

    More details for Detective: A Modern Crime Board Game
    • Players1 - 5 Players
    • Playtime120 - 180 Minutes
    • Age16+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
    👍 Good price!31€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Detective: A Modern Crime Board Game

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Detective: A Modern Crime Board Game" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Detective: A Modern Crime Board Game" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  10. Dizzle

    All details for the board game Dizzle and similar games
    • Players1 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  11. Who Did It?

    All details for the board game Who Did It? and similar games

    Nominated for 4 awards and won 3.

    More details for Who Did It?
    • Players3 - 6 Players
    • Playtime15 Minutes
    • Age6+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    👍 Good price!8€ atAmazon.de
  12. Carpe Diem

    All details for the board game Carpe Diem and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    Nominated for Kennerspiel des Jahres 2019

    More details for Carpe Diem
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime45 - 75 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
    🔥 Great price!23€ atAmazon.de
  13. Imhotep: The Duel

    All details for the board game Imhotep: The Duel and similar games
    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    👍 Good price!12€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Imhotep: The Duel

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Imhotep: The Duel" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Imhotep: The Duel" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Imhotep: The Duel" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Imhotep: The Duel" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Imhotep: The Duel" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Imhotep: The Duel" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  14. Sherlock: Last Call

    All details for the board game Sherlock: Last Call and similar games
    • Players1 - 8 Players
    • Playtime40 - 60 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    🔥 Great price!6€ atAmazon.de
  15. Monster Match

    All details for the board game Monster Match and similar games
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime10 Minutes
    • Age6+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    🔥 Great price!5€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Monster Match

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Monster Match" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Monster Match" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  16. Sherlock: The Tomb of the Archaeologist

    All details for the board game Sherlock: The Tomb of the Archaeologist and similar games
    • Players1 - 8 Players
    • Playtime40 - 60 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    🔥 Great price!6€ atAmazon.de
  17. Paper Tales

    All details for the board game Paper Tales and similar games
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy

    Video reviews for Paper Tales

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Paper Tales" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Paper Tales" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Paper Tales" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Paper Tales" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  18. Valley of the Vikings

    All details for the board game Valley of the Vikings and similar games

    Nominated for 6 awards and won 3.

    Kinderspiel des Jahres 2019

    More details for Valley of the Vikings
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime15 - 20 Minutes
    • Age6+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  19. Fabulantica

    All details for the board game Fabulantica and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2019

    More details for Fabulantica
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime25 Minutes
    • Age6+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    🔥 Great price!15€ atAmazon.de
  20. Magic Maze Kids

    All details for the board game Magic Maze Kids and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Magic Maze Kids
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime15 - 25 Minutes
    • Age5+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    👍 Good price!21€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Magic Maze Kids

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Magic Maze Kids" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Magic Maze Kids" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Magic Maze Kids" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Magic Maze Kids" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  21. Sherlock: Death on the 4th of July

    All details for the board game Sherlock: Death on the 4th of July and similar games
    • Players1 - 8 Players
    • Playtime40 - 60 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    👍 Good price!6€ atAmazon.de
  22. Barnyard Bunch

    All details for the board game Barnyard Bunch and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime5 - 15 Minutes
    • Age4+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  23. Newton

    All details for the board game Newton and similar games

    Nominated for 5 awards and won 1.

    More details for Newton
    • Players1 - 4 Players
    • Playtime90 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium

    Video reviews for Newton

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Newton" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Newton" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  24. Go Gecko Go!

    All details for the board game Go Gecko Go! and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2019

    More details for Go Gecko Go!
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age6+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    🔥 Great price!20€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Go Gecko Go!

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Go Gecko Go!" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Go Gecko Go!" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  25. Voll Verwackelt

    All details for the board game Voll Verwackelt and similar games
    🔥 Deal: 29% cheaper than the best Geizhals deal, likely for a short time only!
    More details for Voll Verwackelt
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime25 Minutes
    • Age6+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    🔥 Great price!25€ atAmazon.de

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