The Charles S. Roberts Awards (or CSR Awards) are given annually for excellence in the historical wargaming hobby. It is named after Charles S. Roberts the "Father of Wargaming" who founded Avalon Hill. The award is informally called a "Charlie" and officially called a "Charles S. Roberts Award".
The Awards also include a Hall of Fame. The Charles Roberts Awards Hall of Fame recognizes game designers and producers that have made a significant and long lasting contribution to the contemporary board wargaming hobby.
Recent award winners
Best Pre–World War II Boardgame—Age of Napoleon (Phalanx Games)
Best World War II Boardgame—Europe Engulfed (GMT Games LLC)
Best Modern Era Boardgame—Lock 'n Load (Shrapnel Games)
Best Magazine-Published Boardgame—Ignorant Armies (Strategy & Tactics/Decision)