The best "Charles S. Roberts Awards🇺🇸" winners and nominees 2022

Looking for a good game that won or was nominated for the Charles S. Roberts Awards? Then we have just the thing for you: A list with the best "Charles S. Roberts Awards" winners and games that were on the nomination list.

What is the "Charles S. Roberts Awards" game award?

The "Charles S. Roberts Awards" is an award for dice, card & board games. The award originates from 🇺🇸USA, was established in 1975 and is voted by a jury.

From 1975-2012, the Charles S. Roberts awards were given annually for excellence in historical wargaming. From 2000-2012, the awards were presented at the World Boardgaming Championships. Named after the founder of the Avalon Hill Game Company, the Charles S. Roberts (CSR) Awards are the oldest board game awards, dating back to 1975.

Charles S. Roberts Awards Categories

The CSR Awards are presented each year in the following categories:

  • Amateur Game
  • Amateur Wargame Magazine
  • Ancient to Napoleonic Era Board Wargame
  • Ancients to Pre-Napoleonic Era Board Wargame
  • Board Wargame Playing Components
  • Board Wargame Rules
  • Clausewitz Award Hall of Fame
  • DTP-Produced Boardgame
  • Expansion or Supplement for an Existing Game
  • Fantasy Board Game
  • Game Review or Game Analysis
  • Gamers Choice Award
  • Graphic Presentation in an Adventure Game
  • Graphics and Physical Systems
  • Historical or Scenario Article
  • Initial Release
  • James F. Dunnigan Design Elegance Award
  • Magazine-Published Boardgame
  • Modern Era Boardgame
  • Napoleonic Era Board Wargame
  • Post-Napoleonic to Pre-World War 2 Era Board Wargame
  • Post-WW2 Era Board Wargame
  • Postcard/Small format Board Wargame
  • Pre-Twentieth Century Game
  • Pre-World War II Boardgame
  • Professional Game
  • Professional Wargame Magazine
  • Science-Fiction Board Game
  • Solitaire/Cooperative Board Wargame
  • Strategic Game
  • Tactical Game
  • Twentieth Century Game
  • Wargame Graphics
  • World War II Boardgame

For more info, check out the official CSR Award homepage or the Charles S. Roberts Awards Wikipedia article.

Best CSR Award Winners & Nominees List 2022:

This list was last updated on July 28, 2022. We compared 604 board games for this list and selected the top 30. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. Dune: Imperium

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    Nominated for 11 awards and won 4.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Kennerspiel des Jahres 2022

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    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 120 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  2. Undaunted: Normandy

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    Nominated for 10 awards and won 1.

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    • 2 Players
    • 45 - 60 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Undaunted: Normandy

    • YouTube Review for the game "Undaunted: Normandy" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  3. Lords of Waterdeep

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    Nominated for 9 awards and won 3.

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    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 60 - 120 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  4. Memoir '44

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    Nominated for 4 awards and won 2.

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    • 2 - 8 Players
    • 30 - 60 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  5. Star Wars: X-Wing Miniatures Game

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    Nominated for 10 awards and won 5.

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    • 2 Players
    • 30 - 45 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Star Wars: X-Wing Miniatures Game

    • YouTube Review for the game "Star Wars: X-Wing Miniatures Game" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  6. Undaunted: North Africa

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    Nominated for 7 awards and won 2.

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    • 2 Players
    • 45 - 60 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  7. Sekigahara: The Unification of Japan

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    • 2 Players
    • 180 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  8. Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective: The Thames Murders & Other Cases

    All details for the board game Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective: The Thames Murders & Other Cases and similar games

    Nominated for 4 awards and won 3.

    ⭐️ Spiel des Jahres 1985

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    • 1 - 8 Players
    • 60 - 120 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
    👍 Good price!50€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective: The Thames Murders & Other Cases

    • YouTube Review for the game "Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective: The Thames Murders & Other Cases" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  9. Commands & Colors: Ancients

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    Nominated for 5 awards and won 2.

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    • 2 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  10. Twilight Struggle

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    Nominated for 6 awards and won 5.

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    • 2 Players
    • 120 - 180 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Hard to learn
  11. Commands & Colors: Napoleonics

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    Nominated for 4 awards and won 1.

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    • 2 Players
    • 90 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  12. Julius Caesar: Caesar, Pompey, and the Roman Civil War

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    • 2 Players
    • 120 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  13. Battle Cry

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    Nominated for 1 award.

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    • 2 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  14. Battlestar Galactica: The Board Game

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    • 3 - 6 Players
    • 120 - 180 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for Battlestar Galactica: The Board Game

    • YouTube Review for the game "Battlestar Galactica: The Board Game" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  15. Ottoman Sunset: The Great War in the Near East

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    • 1 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  16. Verdun 1916: Steel Inferno

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    Nominated for 6 awards and won 3.

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    • 2 Players
    • 60 - 240 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  17. Space Hulk: Death Angel – The Card Game

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    • 1 - 6 Players
    • 30 - 60 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  18. Red Alert: Space Fleet Warfare

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    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 60 - 90 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  19. Nuclear Escalation

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    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

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    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  20. Hammer of the Scots

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    • 2 Players
    • 120 - 180 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  21. Eclipse

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    Nominated for 17 awards and won 7.

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    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 60 - 180 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Hard to learn
  22. Dungeons & Dragons: Castle Ravenloft Board Game

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    • 1 - 5 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  23. D-Day at Omaha Beach

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    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

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    • 1 - 2 Players
    • 120 - 480 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  24. A Few Acres of Snow

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    Nominated for 5 awards and won 4.

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    • 2 Players
    • 60 - 90 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  25. Field Commander: Napoleon

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    • 1 Players
    • 180 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  26. Crusade and Revolution: The Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939

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    • 2 Players
    • 180 - 360 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  27. Conflict of Heroes: Awakening the Bear! – Russia 1941-42

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    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 120 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  28. Thunderbolt Apache Leader

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    • 1 Players
    • 90 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  29. Band of Brothers: Screaming Eagles

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    • 2 Players
    • 90 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  30. Men of Iron Battles Tri-pack: Men of Iron, Infidel, Blood & Roses

    All details for the board game Men of Iron Battles Tri-pack: Men of Iron, Infidel, Blood & Roses and similar games
    • 2 Players
    • 60 - 180 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

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