The best "Charles S. Roberts Awards🇺🇸" winners and nominees 2021

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 2021:

This list was last updated on May 14, 2021. We compared 502 board games for this list and selected the top 30. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. Undaunted: Normandy

    All details for the board game Undaunted: Normandy and similar games

    Nominated for 7 awards and won 1.

    More details for Undaunted: Normandy
    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime45 - 60 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy

    Video reviews for Undaunted: Normandy

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Undaunted: Normandy" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Undaunted: Normandy" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
  2. Lords of Waterdeep

    All details for the board game Lords of Waterdeep and similar games

    Nominated for 9 awards and won 3.

    More details for Lords of Waterdeep
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime60 - 120 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  3. Memoir '44

    All details for the board game Memoir '44 and similar games

    Nominated for 4 awards and won 2.

    More details for Memoir '44
    • Players2 - 8 Players
    • Playtime30 - 60 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  4. Star Wars: X-Wing Miniatures Game

    All details for the board game Star Wars: X-Wing Miniatures Game and similar games

    Nominated for 10 awards and won 5.

    🔥 Deal: 22% cheaper than the best Geizhals deal, likely for a short time only!
    More details for Star Wars: X-Wing Miniatures Game
    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime30 - 45 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    🔥 Great price!32€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Star Wars: X-Wing Miniatures Game

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Star Wars: X-Wing Miniatures Game" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Star Wars: X-Wing Miniatures Game" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
  5. Sekigahara: The Unification of Japan

    All details for the board game Sekigahara: The Unification of Japan and similar games
    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime180 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  6. Commands & Colors: Ancients

    All details for the board game Commands & Colors: Ancients and similar games

    Nominated for 5 awards and won 2.

    More details for Commands & Colors: Ancients
    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  7. Twilight Struggle

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    Nominated for 6 awards and won 5.

    🔥 Deal: 12% cheaper than the best Geizhals deal, likely for a short time only!
    More details for Twilight Struggle
    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime120 - 180 Minutes
    • Age13+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: hard
    🔥 Great price!76€ atAmazon.de
  8. Commands & Colors: Napoleonics

    All details for the board game Commands & Colors: Napoleonics and similar games

    Nominated for 4 awards and won 1.

    More details for Commands & Colors: Napoleonics
    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime90 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  9. Battle Cry

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    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Battle Cry
    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  10. Julius Caesar: Caesar, Pompey, and the Roman Civil War

    All details for the board game Julius Caesar: Caesar, Pompey, and the Roman Civil War and similar games
    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime120 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  11. Battlestar Galactica: The Board Game

    All details for the board game Battlestar Galactica: The Board Game and similar games
    • Players3 - 6 Players
    • Playtime120 - 180 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium

    Video reviews for Battlestar Galactica: The Board Game

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Battlestar Galactica: The Board Game" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Battlestar Galactica: The Board Game" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  12. Ottoman Sunset: The Great War in the Near East

    All details for the board game Ottoman Sunset: The Great War in the Near East and similar games
    • Players1 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age13+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  13. Space Hulk: Death Angel – The Card Game

    All details for the board game Space Hulk: Death Angel – The Card Game and similar games
    • Players1 - 6 Players
    • Playtime30 - 60 Minutes
    • Age13+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    🔥 Great price!17€ atAmazon.de
  14. Nuclear Escalation

    All details for the board game Nuclear Escalation and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    More details for Nuclear Escalation
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  15. Red Alert: Space Fleet Warfare

    All details for the board game Red Alert: Space Fleet Warfare and similar games
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime60 - 90 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  16. Hammer of the Scots

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    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime120 - 180 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  17. Eclipse

    All details for the board game Eclipse and similar games

    Nominated for 17 awards and won 7.

    🔥 Deal: 6% cheaper than the best Geizhals deal, likely for a short time only!
    More details for Eclipse
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime60 - 180 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: hard
    🔥 Great price!120€ atAmazon.de
  18. Dungeons & Dragons: Castle Ravenloft Board Game

    All details for the board game Dungeons & Dragons: Castle Ravenloft Board Game and similar games
    • Players1 - 5 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  19. D-Day at Omaha Beach

    All details for the board game D-Day at Omaha Beach and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

    More details for D-Day at Omaha Beach
    • Players1 - 2 Players
    • Playtime480 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  20. Field Commander: Napoleon

    All details for the board game Field Commander: Napoleon and similar games
    • Players1 Players
    • Playtime180 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  21. Conflict of Heroes: Awakening the Bear! – Russia 1941-42

    All details for the board game Conflict of Heroes: Awakening the Bear! – Russia 1941-42 and similar games
    • Players1 - 4 Players
    • Playtime120 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  22. Thunderbolt Apache Leader

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    • Players1 Players
    • Playtime90 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  23. Band of Brothers: Screaming Eagles

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    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime90 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  24. Crusade and Revolution: The Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939

    All details for the board game Crusade and Revolution: The Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939 and similar games
    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime180 - 360 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  25. 1989: Dawn of Freedom

    All details for the board game 1989: Dawn of Freedom and similar games
    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime150 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  26. Paths of Glory

    All details for the board game Paths of Glory and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

    More details for Paths of Glory
    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime480 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: hard

    Video reviews for Paths of Glory

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Paths of Glory" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Paths of Glory" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
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  27. Red Winter: The Soviet Attack at Tolvajärvi, Finland – 8-12 December 1939

    All details for the board game Red Winter: The Soviet Attack at Tolvajärvi, Finland – 8-12 December 1939 and similar games
    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime20 - 720 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  28. Space Empires: 4X

    All details for the board game Space Empires: 4X and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

    More details for Space Empires: 4X
    • Players1 - 4 Players
    • Playtime180 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  29. Dungeon!

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    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Dungeon!
    • Players1 - 8 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy

    Video reviews for Dungeon!

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Dungeon!" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Dungeon!" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Dungeon!" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Dungeon!" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Dungeon!" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Dungeon!" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  30. Empire Builder

    All details for the board game Empire Builder and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Empire Builder
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime180 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium

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