Qwirkle is as simple as matching colors and shapes, but this game also requires tactical maneuvers and well-planned strategy. Earn points by building rows and columns of blocks that share a common shape or color. Look for opportunities to score big by placing a tile that touches multiple pieces with matching attributes. The player with the most points wins!
108 wooden blocks (There is no board, players simply use an available flat surface.)
2 to 4 players
Ages 6 and up (not recommended for children under 3)
What is Qwirkle? Short Video
Awards Won by Qwirkle
The Major FUN Award
The Major FUN Award goes to games that make people laugh, are original, flexible and easy to adapt, are well-made, durable and easily stored, and are easy to understand and teach. Award winners are selected during monthly gatherings attended by a collection of game-players and the winning games are reviewed by Major FUN himself.
Each year, members of Mensa meet over one weekend to play and rate the year’s newest board games. The top five games earn Mensa Select® distinction and may display the Mensa Select seal on their packaging. The seal indicates that a game is original, challenging and well designed. Indirectly, it indicates that a game is original and creative in concept, challenging, a good value for the price, easy to comprehend and play, and, above all, fun!
Parents’ Choice Gold Award
Founded in 1978, Parents’ Choice is the nation’s oldest nonprofit consumer guide to quality children’s books, toys, music and more. The Parents’ Choice Award seals are recognized throughout the country as the premier mark of achievement in the children’s media industry. The Parents’ Choice Gold Awards are given to those products that are judged as the highest quality and most appealing in their genre. Criteria for judgments include the highest production standards, universal human values and a unique, individual quality that pushes the product a notch above others.
Spiel des Jahres Award
Game of the Year, an award which is considered prestigious worldwide. It is given yearly by a non-profit association of game reviewers in German-speaking countries.
Amazing Wiz Kids also carries Qwirkle Cubes and Qwirkle Travel Edition