Kiz Chess

  •  Kiz Chess
    Toy-Chess for Kids 6 y. o. +
     
    Design Description
    Kiz Chess is a set of "toy chess" designed for kids 6 y. o. +. As a combination of educational toy and construction toy, Kiz Chess is no longer just a traditional board game - the chessman pieces themselves now become a toy. Players can build their own chessman as they wish by assembling the basic elements together in many different ways. In this way, Kiz Chess exercises both sides of the player's brain, fosters their fine motor skills, and also creates more fun and interaction between players.
     
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    Research and Product Development
     
    Background
    Playing chess is good for brain development. However, it might get boring after playing for a while for those young kids. How to engage more fun and interaction to this IQ board game is the challenge of re-design a chess set for children.
     
    The Idea
    As a combination of educational toy and construction toy, Kiz Chess is no longer just a traditional board game - the chessman pieces themselves now become a toy. Players can build their own chessman as they wish by assembling the basic elements together in many different ways.
     
    Research & User-Test
    According to the result from user test, Kiz Chess increases the level of engagement to the game(toy). Moreover, their mind got refreshed and boosted with creativity during the break time, which is highly favored by the kids. Besides, Kiz chess element pieces are very easy to manufacture with a low production cost.
     
    Benefits
    Kiz Chess exercises both sides of the player's brain, fosters their fine motor skills, and also creates more fun and interaction between players.