JCaro – Gomoku


Gomoku or Five In A Row (Caro in Vietnamese) is a board game that is popular throughout Asia.  The rules are simple but the strategy is not. Players take turns placing chips on the board. The first player to get five chips in a row; horizontally, vertically or diagonally wins. JCaro is Gomoku adapted for mobile phones. It’s only 6 kb in size but the computer opponent is very hard to beat,  There’s a choice of game board sizes. The game loads quickly and runs well even on basic phones.

Arrows move cursor
“1” key to place a chip

Type: Open Source
Author: Khanh Banh Duy and Ngon Pham  – Product Page and Online Help
Data Connection Required: No
Supported iDEN phones: All Falcon Series (i776, i465, i9, i290, etc.)

Downloading uses paid data. Downloads are for basic phones that support Java ME such as Nokia S40 phones. They do not work on Android, Apple, Firefox or Windows phones.

Download to your Phone

Go to http://boostapps.com with your phone's browser, click the "Enter jump code" link and enter this jump code: 1490

Download to your PC


  1. Dosnt seem to work on my innuendo. I cant place a mark on the board.

  2. Never played it, but i have code for this and another game like this played in corner of board. This looks cool, though, now.

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