List of Mensa Select recipients

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Mensa Select is an annual award given by American Mensa since 1990 to five board games that are "original, challenging and well designed". The awards are presented at the annual Mensa Mind Games competition.[1][2]

Past Winners[edit]

Year Location Winners
1990 New York, NY
1991 New York, NY
1992 New York, NY
  • Kinesis
  • Q4
  • Terrace
  • Traverse
  • Why Not?
1993 New York, NY
  • Farook
  • Inklings
  • Overturn
  • Quadrature
  • Quarto
1994 New York, NY
1995 New York, NY
1996 Atlanta, GA
1997 Chicago, IL
1998 Phoenix, AZ
1999 Seattle, WA
2000 Atlanta, GA
2001 Medina, OH
  • Brainstrain
  • Dao
  • Metro
  • Shapes Up!
  • Thepollgame
2002 Minneapolis, MN
2003 Houston, TX
2004 Chicago, IL
2005 Tampa, FL
2006 Portland, OR
2007 Pittsburgh, PA
2008 Phoenix, AZ
2009 Cincinnati, OH
2010 San Diego, CA
2011 Albany, NY
  • InStructures
  • Pastiche
  • Pirate versus Pirate
  • Stomple
  • Uncle Chestnut's Table Gype (Eternal Revolution)
2012 Herndon, VA
  • Coerceo
  • Iota
  • Mine Shift
  • Snake Oil
  • Tetris Link
2013 St. Louis, MO
  • Forbidden Desert
  • Ghooost!
  • KerFlip!
  • Kulami
  • Suburbia
2014 Austin, TX
  • Euphoria: Build a Better Dystopia
  • Gravwell: Escape from the 9th Dimension
  • Pyramix
  • Qwixx
  • The Duke
2015 San Diego, CA
  • Castles of Mad King Ludwig
  • Dragonwood
  • Lanterns: The Harvest Festival
  • Letter Tycoon
  • Trekking the National Parks
2016 Wheeling, IL
  • Circular Reasoning
  • Favor of the Pharaoh
  • New York 1901
  • The Last Spike
  • World’s Fair 1893
2017 Herndon, VA
  • Amalgam
  • Around the World In 80 Days
  • Clank!
  • Harry Potter: Hogwarts Battle
  • Imagine
2018 Denver, CO
  • Azul
  • Constellations: The Game of Stargazing and the Night Sky
  • Ex Libris
  • Photosynthesis
  • Raiders of the North Sea
2019[3] Wadsworth, OH
  • Architects of the West Kingdom
  • Gizmos
  • Gunkimono
  • Planet
  • Victorian Masterminds

References[edit]

  1. ^ Loew, Tracy (2006-05-21). "Mensa still plays mind games after 60 years". USA Today. Retrieved 2007-01-16.
  2. ^ Arsenault, Anne (2005-04-22). "Brainiac Central". St. Petersburg Times. Retrieved 2007-01-16.
  3. ^ "2019 Mensa Select® Winners Announced". Wadsworth, Ohio: American Mensa. 14 April 2019. Retrieved 1 September 2021.

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