Gobandroid

Ancient Go game

Gobandroid is virtual goban (GO-Board) on your mobile to study and play the ancient game of Go (weiqi in Chinese, igo in Japanese, baduk in Korean).

Go originated in China more than 2,000 years ago. The game is noted for being rich in strategy despite its relatively simple rules. It has been claimed that Go is the most complex game in the world due to its vast number of variations in individual games. More info on Wikipedia.

Features:

  • Solve Tsumegos (Go Problems are called Tsumego)
  • Review Games (SGF Format reader)
  • Record Games (or use the phone/tablet as a board - incl SGF writer)
  • TV-Mode (automatic replay of games - mainly for GoogleTV)
  • Play against GnuGo (extra install needed)

Packages

Although APK downloads are available below to give you the choice, you should be aware that by installing that way you will not receive update notifications and it's a less secure way to download. We recommend that you install the F-Droid client and use that.

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  • Version 2.5.8 (258) - Added on 2017-05-27

    This version requires Android 2.3 or newer.

    It is built and signed by the original developer.

    Download APK 2.3 MiB PGP Signature

    Permissions

    • android.permission.WAKE_LOCK
    • android.permission.WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
    • android.permission.INTERNET
    • android.permission.ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE
    • android.permission.READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
  • Version 2.5.7 (257) - Added on 2017-05-26

    This version requires Android 2.3 or newer.

    It is built and signed by the original developer.

    Download APK 2.3 MiB PGP Signature

    Permissions

    • android.permission.WAKE_LOCK
    • android.permission.WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
    • android.permission.INTERNET
    • android.permission.ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE
    • android.permission.READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
  • Version 2.5.6 (256) - Added on 2017-05-13

    This version requires Android 2.3 or newer.

    It is built and signed by the original developer.

    Download APK 2.3 MiB PGP Signature

    Permissions

    • android.permission.WAKE_LOCK
    • android.permission.WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
    • android.permission.INTERNET
    • android.permission.ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE
    • android.permission.READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE