Zoch Verlag

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The Zoch Verlag is a Munich-based publisher of games. Its pivotal point are games of skill made out of wood - or with a high proportion of wood - for children and families. In addition, it has games in which the tactical skills of the players are demanded.


The Zoch Verlag was founded in 1987 by CEO Albrecht Werstein[1] and game designer Klaus Zoch. In 2002 a new shareholder, Hermann Hutter, was added.[2] Hutter was responsible for marketing and sales. Upon its founding, Zoch Verlag released its first game, Bausack.

Zoch Verlag has received many awards, including the Deutscher Spiele Preis,[3] the Schweizer Spielepreis and was awarded "spiel gut". On 1 February 2010, the publishing house was taken over by the Simba Dickie Group and continued as a trademark.[4]

Notable games[edit]


  1. ^ Thomas Tijang (January 2011). "Er will nur spielen" (in German). brand eins. Retrieved 8 February 2016. 
  2. ^ "Fachgruppe Spiel wählt neuen Vorsitzenden" (in German). Spielverlage e. V. Retrieved 8 February 2016. 
  3. ^ Tom Felber (8 June 2015). "«Spinderella» ist Kinderspiel des Jahres 2015" (in German). Neue Zürcher Zeitung. Retrieved 8 February 2016. 
  4. ^ Gabi Wald-Hauf (30 January 2010). "Fürther Simba-Dickie-Familie wächst mit dem Zoch-Verlag weiter" (in German). Nürnberger Zeitung. Retrieved 8 February 2016. 

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