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Since 1990, each year, American Mensa selects several (usually 5) games to recommend through its Mind Games competition. These games are named Mensa Select. The GeekList called Mensa Select winners 1990-2019 by BGG rating contains a list of Mensa Select winners sorted by BoardGameGeek rating.

The Winners

Year
Mensa Select




2019
Board Game: Gizmos
Gizmos
Board Game: Gunkimono
Gunkimono
Board Game: Victorian Masterminds
Victorian Masterminds
Board Game: Planet
Planet
Board Game: Architects of the West Kingdom
Architects of the West Kingdom
2018
Board Game: Azul
Azul
Board Game: Constellations
Constellations: The Game of Stargazing and the Night Sky
Board Game: Ex Libris
Ex Libris
Board Game: Photosynthesis
Photosynthesis
Board Game: Raiders of the North Sea
Raiders of the North Sea
2017
Board Game: Glastonbury
Amalgam
Board Game: Around the World in 80 Days
Around the World in 80 Days
User: Photodump
Clank!: A Deck Building Adventure
Board Game: Harry Potter: Hogwarts Battle
Harry Potter Hogwarts Battle
Board Game: Imagine
Imagine
2016
Board Game: New York 1901
New York 1901
Board Game: Circular Reasoning: The Well of Power
Circular Reasoning
Board Game: World's Fair 1893
World's Fair 1893
Board Game: Favor of the Pharaoh
Favor of the Pharoh
Board Game: The Last Spike
The Last Spike
2015
Board Game: Castles of Mad King Ludwig
Castles of Mad King Ludwig
Board Game: Dragonwood
Dragonwood
Board Game: Lanterns: The Harvest Festival
Lanterns: The Harvest Festival
Board Game: Letter Tycoon
Letter Tycoon
Board Game: Trekking the National Parks
Trekking the National Parks
2014
Board Game: The Duke
The Duke
Board Game: Euphoria: Build a Better Dystopia
Euphoria
Board Game: Gravwell: Escape from the 9th Dimension
Gravwell
Board Game: Pyramix
Pyramix
Board Game: Qwixx
Qwixx
2013
Board Game: Forbidden Desert
Forbidden Desert
Board Game: Ghooost!
Ghooost!
Board Game: KerFlip!
Kerflip!
Board Game: Kulami
Kulami
Board Game: Suburbia
Suburbia
2012
Board Game: Coerceo
Coerceo
Board Game: IOTA
IOTA
Board Game: Mine Shift
Mine Shift
Board Game: Snake Oil
Snake Oil
Board Game: Tetris Link
Tetris Link
2011
Board Game: InStructures
InStructures
Board Game: Pastiche
Pastiche
Board Game: Pirate Versus Pirate
Pirate Versus Pirate
Board Game: Stomple
Stomple
Board Game: Uncle Chestnut's Table Gype
Uncle Chestnut's Table Gype
2010
Board Game: Anomia
Anomia
Board Game: Dizios
Dizios
Board Game: Forbidden Island
Forbidden Island
User: MIB 8686
Word on the Street
Board Game: Yikerz!
Yikerz!
2009
Board Game: Cornerstone
Cornerstone
Board Game: Dominion
Dominion
Board Game: Marrakech
Marrakech
Board Game: Stratum
Stratum
Board Game: Ultimate Tic-Tac-Toe
Tic Tac Ku
2008
Board Game: AmuseAmaze
AmuseAmaze
Board Game: Eye Know
Eye Know
Board Game: Jumbulaya
Jumbulaya
Board Game: Pixel
Pixel
Board Game: Tiki Topple
Tiki Topple
2007
Board Game: Gemlok
Gemlok
Board Game: Gheos
Gheos
Board Game: Hit or Miss
Hit or Miss
Board Game: Qwirkle
Qwirkle
Board Game: Skullduggery
Skullduggery
2006
Board Game: Khet: The Laser Game
Deflexion
Board Game: Hive
Hive
Board Game: Keesdrow
Keesdrow
Board Game: Pentago
Pentago
Board Game: Wits & Wagers
Wits & Wagers
2005
Board Game: DaVinci's Challenge
DaVinci's Challenge
Board Game: Ingenious
Ingenious
Board Game: Loot
Loot
Board Game: Niagara
Niagara
Board Game: Zendo
Zendo
2004
Board Game: Basari
Basari
Board Game: The Bridges of Shangri-La
The Bridges of Shangri-La
Board Game: Blokus 3D
Rumis
Board Game: YINSH
YINSH
Board Game: 10 Days in Africa
10 Days in Africa
Board Game: 10 Days in the USA
10 Days in the USA
2003
Board Game: Blokus
Blokus
Board Game: Cityscape
Cityscape
Board Game: Fire and Ice
Fire and Ice
Board Game: Octiles
Octiles
Board Game: TransAmerica
TransAmerica
2002
Board Game: Curses!
Curses!
Board Game: DVONN
DVONN
Board Game: Muggins!
Muggins!
Board Game: Smart Mouth
Smart Mouth
Board Game: The Legend of Landlock
The Legend of Landlock
2001
Board Game: Brainstrain
Brainstrain
Board Game: Dao
Dao
Board Game: Metro
Metro
Board Game: Fits
Shapes Up
Board Game: The Poll Game
The Pollgame
2000
Board Game: 3 Stones
3 Stones
Board Game: Finish Lines
Finish Lines
Board Game: Imaginiff
Imaginiff
Board Game: Time's Up!
Time's Up
Board Game: ZÈRTZ
Zertz
1999
Board Game: Apples to Apples
Apples to Apples
Board Game: Bollox
Bollox
Board Game: Doubles Wild
Doubles Wild
Board Game: Fluxx
Fluxx
Board Game: Quiddler
Quiddler
1998
Board Game: Avalam
Avalam
Board Game: Cube Checkers
Cube Checkers
Board Game: Unpublished Prototype
Kram
Board Game: Spy Alley
Spy Alley
Board Game: Wadjet
Wadjet
1997
Board Game: Hattrick
Hattrick
Board Game: Outside the Scope of BGG
Rush Hour
Board Game: Quoridor
Quoridor
Board Game: Sagarian
Sagarian
Board Game: Stops: North American Edition
Stops
1996
Board Game: Rat-a-Tat Cat
Rat-a-Tat Cat
Board Game: Pirateer
Pirateer
Board Game: 6 nimmt!
Take 6
Board Game: Quadwrangle
Quadwrangle
Board Game: Touché
Touché
1995
Board Game: Word Spin Scramble
Wordspin Scramble
Board Game: Continuo
Continuo
Board Game: Duo
Duo
Board Game: Quixo
Quixo
Board Game: The Great Dalmuti
The Great Dalmuti
1994
Board Game: Char
Char
Board Game: Chung Toi
Chung Toi
Board Game: Downspin
Down Fall
Board Game: Magic: The Gathering
Magic: The Gathering
Board Game: Pylos
Pyraos
1993
Board Game: Farook
Farook
Board Game: Inklings
Inklings
Board Game: Overturn
Overturn
Board Game: Quadrature
Quadrature
Board Game: Quarto
Quarto
1992
Board Game: Kinesis
Kinesis
Board Game: Q4
Q4
Board Game: Terrace
Terrace
Board Game: Traverse
Traverse
Board Game: Why Not?
Why Not?
1991
Board Game: Pyramis
Pyramis
Board Game: Lapis
Lapis
Board Game: SET
Set
Board Game: Master Labyrinth
Master Labyrinth
Board Game: Clue: The Great Museum Caper
Clue - The Great Museum Caper
1990
Board Game: Taboo
Taboo
Board Game: Scattergories
Scattergories
Board Game: Tribond
Tribond
Board Game: Abalone Classic
Abalone
Board Game: Trivial Pursuit: Genus Edition
Trivial Pursuit

Source: Mind Games
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