Award Winning Board Games

Award Winning Board Games 2023

Judged by panels and players these are the best board games of the year. We're proud to present board game winners that have been awarded in 2023: 

Other Years: 2022

The American Tabletop Awards


As d'Or (Golden Ace) Awards

Casual Games Winner - Turing Machine
Complex Games Winner - Carnegie
Strategy Games Winner - Planet Unknown

  Jeu de l'Année Expert Winner - Ark Nova
Jeu de l'Année Initiate Winner - Challengers!
Jeu de l'Année Winner - Akropolis

Geek Media Awards


Goblin Magnifico

Family Game of the Year - 7 Wonders
Game of the Year for Beginners - Sea Salt & Paper
GOTY for Experienced Gamers - Descent: Legend of the Dark
Hardcore Game of the Year - Virtù
Party Game of the Year - Incan Gold


Winner of 2023 - Carnegie

Gra Roku


Mensa Select Winners

Advanced Game of the Year - Heat: Pedal to the Metal
Best Thematic Game - Frostpunk: The  Board Game
Best Two Player Game - Splendor Duel
Family Game of the Year - Akropolis


Mille Fiori

Spiel des Jahres


Spiel der Spiele

Kennerspiel des Jahres - Challengers!
Kinderspiel des Jahres - Mysterium Kids: Captain Echo's Treasure
Spiel des Jahres - Dorfromantik


Card Game Winner - Fancy Feathers
Expert Game Winner - Merchants Cove
Trending Game Winner - Atiwa

UK Games Expo


 Nederlandse Spellenprijs

Best Abstract Game - Tiwanaku
Best Euro Style Game - Earth
Best Dice Game - Solar Sphere
Best Party Game - Ensemble
Best Variant - CATAN: Dawn of Humankind


Best Advanced Game - Heat: Pedal to the Metal
Best Expert Game - Sleeping Gods
Best Family Game - Wandering Towers