In this Gomoku Game
, also called Gobang or Five in a row, is played with black and white colored stones. In this game you place five stones in a row horizontally, vertically, or diagonally on a board with 19 x 19 intersections. Once the stone is placed it cannot be moved or removed. The Player with black plays first and players alternate in placing a stone of
their color on an empty intersection. The first player to get an unbroken row of five stones horizontally, vertically, or diagonally is the winner.An ancient strategy game with origins in China introduced in Japan and later reached the European countries. Gomoku in Japanese means five points in a row. It is also played as a paper and pencil game. Online gomoku games are also popular. Free gomoku Game
is available online.