Press Service - Spiel des Jahres 2019

The "Spiel des Jahres 2019" has not been elected yet, the jury of "Spiel des Jahres" will announce on Monday, July 22nd 2019 the winner of the "Spiel des Jahres 2019".

The nominees are (in alphabetical order):

Just One

Funny party game for 3 to 7 player from 8 years

By Ludovic Roudy and Bruno Sautter
Illustrations: Éric Azagury
Publisher: Repos Production (Bruxelles)
German distributor: Asmodee (Essen)

Press contact: Asmodee, Robin De Cleur
+49 (0) 201 - 248 595 446;


Quick card game for 2 to 6 players from 8 years

By Reiner Knizia
Illustrations: Rey Sommerkamp and Barbara Spelger
Publisher: Amigo-Spiele (Dietzenbach)

Press contact: Amigo-Spiele, Andrea Milke
+49 (0) 6074 -37 555 44;


Role-based word guessing game for 4 to 10 players from 10 years

By Ted Alspach
Illustrations: Roland McDonald
Publisher: Ravensburger Spieleverlag (Ravensburg)

Press contact: Ravensburger, Katrin Hanger
+49 (0) 751 - 86 16 36;

You can find a comment of the jury chairman Harald Schrapers on the current year here

The press kit for the award ceremony in June will soon follow here as a pdf download.

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Covershots 3D

Carpe Diem
Pack shot Just One 300 dpi (jpg, 4 MB)

Pack shot L.a.m.a. 72 dpi (jpg, 91 KB)

Heaven & Ale
Pack shot Werwörter 72 dpi (jpg, 100 KB)

Recommendation list

The Jury has also published a list of 6 recommended games.

Press contact at Spiel des Jahres association: 
Bernhard Löhlein
Phone: +49 151 - 19 63 56 55