Definition of gobang in English:

gobang

(also goban)

noun

  • A game played on a go board, in which each player seeks to be the first to place five counters in a row.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in The Irish Times. From Japanese goban game board, go-board (10th cent.; 1603 as gobã in Vocabulario da Lingoa de Iapam; from Middle Chinese; compare Chinese qípán and its elements qí kind of board game and pán plate, tray, game board).

Pronunciation

gobang

/ˌɡəʊˈbaŋ/