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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2016-12-11
 Author: Fergus  Duniho. Chess. Play Chess online with other people, using Game Courier, a PBM system that works with any web browser on any computer.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Kevin Pacey wrote on 2019-09-17 UTC

Not sure this is the right place for my comment, as it may apply much more to Game Courier than Chess. Anyway, I was trying to use the Record feature for the chess preset. I entered 1.e2-e4 1.e7-e5 2.f1-c4 b8-c6 3.d1-f3 c6-d4 4.f3-f7 successfully (a version of Scholar's mate trap). However, when I tried to do the same thing but also insert "| 3.g8-f6 //is a better move." after Black's 3rd move, I got an error message saying I cannot move my opponent's piece, after I clicked on the 'View' button (that is, I unsuccessfully tried to enter a variation plus comment after the 3rd Black move of the main continuation).

I'm wondering if Game Courier's Record feature isn't fully working properly. In any event, I've yet to see a single webpage on CVP where a recorded game(s) have been offered by the author, and maybe that's no coincidence. [edit: I had missed the example game using the Record feature on the Voidrider CVP webpage. The moves were given, although no variations were offered (just Comments here and there), but more importantly, perhaps, I couldn't view a board from the Voidrider page for the example game.]