Gomoku is an abstract strategy board game.
Also called Gobang or Five in a Row, it is traditionally played with Go pieces (black and white stones) on a go board. however, because once placed, pieces are not moved or removed from the board, gomoku may also be played as a paper and pencil game. This game is known in several countries under different names.
Black plays first, and players alternate in placing a stone of their color on an empty intersection. The winner is the first player to get an unbroken row of five stones horizontally, vertically, or diagonally.
Dr. Gomoku follows the official Renju rule.