Today the winner of the prestigious Spiels des Jahres and Kennerspiel des Jahres award have been announced.
Spiel des Jahres 2019 is Just One:
Just One is a cooperative party game in which you play together to discover as many mystery words as possible. Find the best clue to help your teammate. Be unique, as all identical clues will be cancelled!(Source: Publisher description)
And Kennerspiel des Jahres is Wingspan from Stonemaier Games:
Wingspan is a competitive, medium-weight, card-driven, engine-building board game from Stonemaier Games.(Source: Publisher description)
You are bird enthusiasts—researchers, bird watchers, ornithologists, and collectors—seeking to discover and attract the best birds to your aviary. Each bird extends a chain of powerful combinations in one of your habitats (actions).
Congratulations to both games and to everyone involved in designing and publishing them!
Link: Spiel des Jahres website