1. a Japanese game played on a go board with players alternating and attempting to be first to place five counters in a row.
Also go·ban [goh-bahn] /goʊˈbɑn/.

Origin of gobang

1885–90; < Japanese, equivalent to go go2 + ban board (< Chin)
Also called go-moku.
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Examples from the Web for gobang

Historical Examples of gobang

  • Strike's real name was Gobang; but we called him Strike, because he was always asking for more pay.

    Davy and The Goblin

    Charles E. Carryl