Full List of Mensa Select Games – Award Winners

Mensa Select Games
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Mensa Select Games is an honor bestowed upon board games each year that members of the genius organization agree to be the best of the year. During a long celebration, members meet to play games and vote on the top five. The top five games earn Mensa Select distinction and may display the Mensa Select seal on their packaging.

The Mensa Select seal shows that a game is well designed, challenging and original in concept. Also keeping in mind choosing games that are a good value for the price, easy to comprehend and play, and, above all, fun! Look for the Mensa Select seal when purchasing your next game.

For those of you who do not know, Mensa is a high IQ society, providing a forum for intellectual exchange among its members. There are members in more than 100 countries around the world.

SEE ALSO: Full list of Spiel Des Jahres Winners


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2019 Mensa Select Games

  • Architects of the West Kingdom
  • Gizmos
  • Gunkimono
  • Planet
  • Victorian Masterminds

2018 Mensa Select Games

  • Azul
  • Constellations: The Game of Stargazing and the Night Sky
  • Ex Libris
  • Photosynthesis
  • Raiders of the North Sea

2017 Mensa Select Games

  • Amalgam
  • Around the World in 80 Days
  • Clank! A Deck Building Adventure
  • Harry Potter Hogwarts Battle
  • Imagine

2016 Mensa Select Games

  • Circular Reasoning
  • Favor of the Pharaoh
  • New York 1901
  • The Last Spike
  • Worlds Fair 1893

2015 Mensa Select Games

  • Castles of Mad King Ludwig
  • Dragonwood: A Game of Dice & Daring
  • Lanterns: The Harvest Festival
  • Letter Tycoon
  • Trekking the National Parks

2014 Mensa Select Games

  • Euphoria: Build a Better Dystopia
  • Gravwell: Escape from the 9th Dimension
  • Pyramix
  • Qwixx
  • The Duke

2013 Mensa Select Games

  • Forbidden Desert
  • Ghooost!
  • KerFlip!
  • Kulami
  • Suburbia

2012 Mensa Select Games

  • Coerceo
  • IOTA
  • Mine Shift
  • Snake Oil
  • Tetris Link

2011 Mensa Select Games

  • InStructures
  • Pastiche
  • Pirate versus Pirate
  • Stomple
  • Uncle Chestnut’s Table Gype

2010 Mensa Select Games

  • Anomia
  • Dizios
  • Forbidden Island
  • Word on the Street
  • Yikerz!

2009 Mensa Select Games

  • Cornerstone
  • Dominion
  • Marrakech
  • Stratum
  • Tic-Tac-Ku

2008 Mensa Select Games

  • AmuseAmaze
  • Eye Know
  • Jumbulaya
  • Pixel
  • Tiki Topple

2007 Mensa Select Games

  • Gemlok
  • Gheos
  • Hit or Miss
  • Qwirkle
  • Skullduggery


2006 Mensa Select Games

  • Deflexion (aka Khet)
  • Hive
  • Keesdrow
  • Pentago
  • Wits & Wagers

2005 Mensa Select Games

  • DaVinci’s Challenge
  • Ingenious
  • Loot
  • Niagara
  • Zendo

2004 Mensa Select Games

  • 10 Days in Africa / USA
  • Basari
  • The Bridges of Shangri-La
  • Rumis
  • Yinsh

2003 Mensa Select Games

  • Blokus
  • Cityscape
  • Fire & Ice
  • Octiles
  • Transamerica

2002 Mensa Select Games

  • Curses!
  • Dvonn
  • The Legend of Landlock
  • Muggins!
  • Smart Mouth

2001 Mensa Select Games

  • Brainstrain
  • Dao
  • Metro
  • Shapes Up!
  • The Poll Game

2000 Mensa Select Games

  • 3 Stones
  • Finish Lines
  • iMAgiNiff…Game
  • Time’s Up
  • Zertz

1999 Mensa Select Games

  • Apples to Apples
  • Bollox
  • Doubles Wild
  • Fluxx
  • Quiddler

1998 Mensa Select Games

  • Avalam
  • Cube Checkers
  • Kram
  • Spy Alley
  • Wadjet

1997 Mensa Select Games

  • Hattrick
  • Quoridor
  • Rush Hour
  • Sagarian
  • Stops

1996 Mensa Select Winners

  • Pirateer
  • Quadwrangle
  • Rat-a-Tat Cat
  • Take 6
  • Touché

1995 Mensa Select Winners

  • Continuo
  • Duo
  • Quixo
  • The Great Dalmuti
  • Word Spin Scramble

1994 Mensa Select Winners

  • Char
  • Chung Toi
  • Downfall
  • Magic: The Gathering
  • Pylos

1993 Mensa Select Winners

  • Farook
  • Inklings
  • Overturn
  • Quadrature
  • Quarto!

1992 Mensa Select Winners

  • Kinesis
  • Q4
  • Terrace
  • Traverse
  • Why Not?

1991 Mensa Select Winners

  • Clue: The Great Museum Caper
  • Lapis
  • Master Labyrinth
  • Pyramis
  • SET

1990 Mensa Select Winners

  • Abalone
  • Scattergories
  • Taboo
  • TriBond
  • Trivial Pursuit, Genus Edition

Mensa Select Games – Full Alphabetical List


  • 10 Days in Africa / USA
  • 3 Stones
  • Abalone
  • Amalgam
  • AmuseAmaze
  • Anomia
  • Apples to Apples
  • Architects of the West Kingdom
  • Around the World in 80 Days
  • Avalam
  • Azul
  • Basari
  • Blokus
  • Bollox
  • Brainstrain
  • Castles of Mad King Ludwig
  • Char
  • Chung Toi
  • Circular Reasoning
  • Cityscape
  • Clank! A Deck Building Adventure
  • Clue: The Great Museum Caper
  • Coerceo
  • Constellations: The Game of Stargazing and the Night Sky
  • Continuo
  • Cornerstone
  • Cube Checkers
  • Curses!
  • Dao
  • DaVinci’s Challenge
  • Deflexion (aka Khet)
  • Dizios
  • Dominion
  • Doubles Wild
  • Downfall
  • Dragonwood: A Game of Dice & Daring
  • Duo
  • Dvonn
  • Euphoria: Build a Better Dystopia
  • Ex Libris
  • Eye Know
  • Farook
  • Favor of the Pharaoh
  • Finish Lines
  • Fire & Ice
  • Fluxx
  • Forbidden Desert
  • Forbidden Island
  • Gemlok
  • Gheos
  • Ghooost!
  • Gizmos
  • Gravwell: Escape from the 9th Dimension
  • Gunkimono
  • Harry Potter Hogwarts Battle
  • Hattrick
  • Hit or Miss
  • Hive
  • Imagine
  • iMAgiNiff…Game
  • Ingenious
  • Inklings
  • InStructures
  • IOTA
  • Jumbulaya
  • Keesdrow
  • KerFlip!
  • Kinesis
  • Kram
  • Kulami
  • Lanterns: The Harvest Festival
  • Lapis
  • Letter Tycoon
  • Loot
  • Magic: The Gathering
  • Marrakech
  • Master Labyrinth
  • Metro
  • Mine Shift
  • Muggins!
  • New York 1901
  • Niagara
  • Octiles
  • Overturn
  • Pastiche
  • Pentago
  • Photosynthesis
  • Pirate versus Pirate
  • Pirateer
  • Pixel
  • Planet
  • Pylos
  • Pyramis
  • Pyramix
  • Q4
  • Quadrature
  • Quadwrangle
  • Quarto!
  • Quiddler
  • Quixo
  • Quoridor
  • Qwirkle
  • Qwixx
  • Raiders of the North Sea
  • Rat-a-Tat Cat
  • Rumis
  • Rush Hour
  • Sagarian
  • Scattergories
  • SET
  • Shapes Up!
  • Skullduggery
  • Smart Mouth
  • Snake Oil
  • Spy Alley
  • Stomple
  • Stops
  • Stratum
  • Suburbia
  • Taboo
  • Take 6
  • Terrace
  • Tetris Link
  • The Bridges of Shangri-La
  • The Duke
  • The Great Dalmuti
  • The Last Spike
  • The Legend of Landlock
  • The Poll Game
  • Tic-Tac-Ku
  • Tiki Topple
  • Time’s Up
  • Touché
  • Transamerica
  • Traverse
  • Trekking the National Parks
  • TriBond
  • Trivial Pursuit, Genus Edition
  • Uncle Chestnut’s Table Gype
  • Victorian Masterminds
  • Wadjet
  • Why Not?
  • Wits & Wagers
  • Word on the Street
  • Word Spin Scramble
  • Worlds Fair 1893
  • Yikerz!
  • Yinsh
  • Zendo
  • Zertz

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