|ORC Game Center
||Probably the best renju game site in the world. The advanced server has 9 different language versions, and will be translated into more languages in the nearest future. With different clock systems, and opening rules, the server offers a good variety of choices for playing. Furthermore, several tournaments are played there every day, each of them lasting about 1-2 hours. There are players from all over the world, 24 hours a day. There are lots of strong players there. Nearly all the world best players who spend their time online, they play in ORC Game Center. You need to download the client program and use it to enter the gameserver. There is also the kyu/dan system and rating list for both renju and gomoku games. Currently, the client program is available in following languages - English, Estonian, Swedish, Finnish, simplified Chinese, traditional Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Hungarian. Big thanks to the developer Lu Wen Zhe!
|Kurnik Online Games
||A Polish international game site with several different games, including gomoku, renju and pente. Besides English several language versions are available. Very popular.
||A Russian game site but it is all in English. Simple and good design. No registration required. No client program required. You can play offline games there only - it means the games may last days or even weeks. After playing a move, the player may logout, the game will be preserved.
||A popular Russian game site using the client program. Besides renju there are some other games too. English version is available there, too.
||An English email based game site. It is the oldest game site today. Because of its long history, it has lots of faithful fans who have played there for years, despite the fact that nowadays there are more convenient playing methods available than email. Besides renju there are several other games available, too.
|LLIO Renju Globe
||A nice Japanese offline games server with English support. Supports two types of opening rules. No client program required, you can play by your browser that has Java support.
||An English site where you can play pro gomoku or pente among the other games. Renju is not available there. No client program is needed.
||A Chinese game site. No English version available. In the peak hours, there are about 600 players online. Commercial game site. Client program is used there. Very popular in Eastern China, mostly among adults..
||one of the most popular Chinese renju game sites. With a lot of users online all the time. Need client program. Chinese version only. Popular among adults.
||One of the most popular Chinese game sites. With hundreds of players play there. In the peak hours, there are about 2000 players online. Support RIF and gomoku rules. Client program needed. Chinese version only. Popular among adults.
||The most popular Chinese game site. It has nearly 100 times more players than most other sites. In the peak hours the number of players online exceeds 30000, mostly in the age of 10-30. Client program needed. Chinese version only. It also provides other popular tools such as QQ messenger and browser. Popular among young people.
||A java-based online renju game site. No client needed. In the peak hours, there are about 100 players online. RIF and gomoku rules. Chinese only. Popular among young people.
||A Chinese game site. Similar to QQ Games, it is based on client program and contains also its own messenger software. In the peak hours, there are about 400 players online. It is getting more and more popular recently. Popular among young people, especially in Northern China.
||A Chinese game site. No client program is required. Supports both Chinese and English. Popular among the people of Zhejiang province, China. Unlike the other Chinese game sites, ZJRenju has been created specially for renju. It does not contain any other games.
|Five In Line
||Online gomoku server. Includes both personal matches and tournaments. In English.
||The following sites are either closed or no longer contain renju:
5win (www.5win.com), Basecity (www.basecity.com), Playsite (www.playsite.com), Jgame (http://goo.jgame.com/), Renjupost (http://www.renjupost.com/rps/default.asp), BBSrenju (http://amits.net/bbsrenju/bbsrenju.cgi).