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The Best World War II Boardgame award is given each year as part of the Charles S. Roberts awards

Winners

Year Game of the Year Designer(s)
2012
Red Winter: The Soviet Attack at Tolvajärvi, Finland – 8-12 December 1939
Mark Mokszycki

2011
No Retreat! The Russian Front
Carl Paradis

2010
Normandy '44
Mark Simonitch

2009
D-Day at Omaha Beach
John H. Butterfield

2008
Conflict of Heroes: Awakening the Bear! – Russia 1941-42
Uwe Eickert

2007
Case Blue
Dean Essig

2006
A Victory Lost: Crisis in Ukraine 1942-1943
Tetsuya Nakamura

2005
Empire of the Sun
Mark Herman, Stephen Newberg

2004
Advanced Squad Leader: Starter Kit #1
Ken Dunn

2003
Europe Engulfed: WWII European Theatre Block Game
Rick Young, Jesse Evans

2002
World War II: Barbarossa to Berlin
Ted Raicer

2001
Barbarossa: Army Group North, 1941
Vance von Borries, Tony Curtis

2000
Sicily: Triumph and Folly
Dean Essig

2000
Ukraine '43
Mark Simonitch, Tony Curtis

1999
Burma: The Campaign in Northern Burma
Dean Essig, Dave Friedrichs

1998
Invasion Sicily
Vance von Borries, Tony Curtis

1997
DAK: The Campaign in North Africa, 1940-1942
Dean Essig

1996
Wave of Terror
John Desch

1995
Tunisia
Dean Essig

1994
Enemy at the Gates
Dean Essig

1993
Afrika: The Northern African Campaign, 1940-1942
Dean Essig

1992
Stalingrad Pocket
Masahiro Yamazaki

1991
EastFront
Craig Besinque, Tom Dalgliesh

1990
Operation Shoestring: The Guadalcanal Campaign, 1942
Gene Billingsley

1989
Hitler's Last Gamble
Danny S. Parker

1988
Tokyo Express: The Guadalcanal Naval Campaign – 1942
Jon Southard

1987
Raid on St. Nazaire
Mark Seaman, Robert G. Markham

Nominees

2007
Asia Engulfed
Combat Commander: Mediterranean
Totensonntag
Overlord: D-Day and the Beachhead Battles
Red Star Rising: The War in Russia, 1941-1944

2006
Afrika: 2nd Edition
The Burning Blue
Combat Commander: Europe
Shifting Sands: The Campaign for North Africa

2005
Advanced Squad Leader: Starter Kit #2
Fire in the Sky: The Great Pacific War 1941-1945
Silent War
The Mighty Endeavor

2004
Roads to Leningrad
Memoir '44

2003
A World at War
Ardennes '44: The Battle of the Bulge
Monty's Gamble: Market Garden
The Russian Campaign (Fourth and Fifth editions)

2002
Advanced Tobruk
Streets of Stalingrad (Third Edition)
The Killing Ground
Von Manstein's Backhand Blow

2001
Fallschirmjaeger: The Airborne Assault on Fortress Holland
Guderian's Blitzkrieg II
Pacific Victory: War in the Pacific 1941-45
Zero!

2000
A Frozen Hell: The Battle of Tolvajärvi
Pacific Victory: War in the Pacific 1941-45
Panzer Grenadier

1999
Gazala
June 6
Tigers in the Mist: Ardennes Offensive
Totaler Krieg!

1998
Barbarossa: Army Group Center, 1941
Bitter Woods: The Battle of the Bulge
Victory: World War II
War Without Mercy

1997
Barbarossa: Army Group South, 1941
Crusader

1996
GD '41
Hube's Pocket
Krieg! World War II in Europe
SS Panzer: Bloodbath at Kursk

1995
Black Wednesday: The Battle of Krasni Bor, 10-11 Feb 1943
Proud Monster: The Barbarossa Campaign – Death & Destruction: The Russian Front 1942-44
Piercing the Reich
Typhoon!

1994
Ardennes
Proud Monster: The Barbarossa Campaign
Ring of Fire: The Fourth Battle for Kharkov, August 1943
Triumphant Fox: Rommel's Finest Hour

1993
Breakout: Normandy
GD '40
Victory in Normandy
Victory in the West: Plan Yellow, The French Campaign 1940

1992
Guderian's Blitzkrieg: The Drive on Moscow
Arctic Storm: The Russo-Finnish Winter War 1939-40
Berlin '45: The Nightmare Ends

1991
48th Panzerkorps
Battle of the Bulge
Gung Ho!: ASL Module 9
The Legend Begins

1990
Air Bridge to Victory: Operation Market-Garden, 1944
Krim: von Manstein's Battles for Sevastopol, 1941-1942
Objective: Schmidt
Samurai Sunset
Sunrise of Victory: The 1942 Campaign in Russia

1989
Blitzkrieg '41
Bloody 110
Edelweiss: The Struggle in the Caucasus
Turning Point: Stalingrad

1988
Pas de Calais
Pegasus Bridge: The Beginning of D-Day – June 6, 1944
The Tigers Are Burning
West of Alamein: ASL Module 5

1987
Battle for Moscow
Kanev: Parachutes Across the Dnepr, September 23-26, 1943
Patton Goes to War
Scorched Earth

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