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Game Courier Game Logs

This page shows logs for games played on Game Courier, a versatile web-based play-by-mail system that currently supports over 1100 Chess variants. By default, only publicly viewable unfinished games are shown. The form below lets you select various viewing options. To make a move in one of your own games, enter your userid in the form below, click Submit, then click on your name in the Next Move For column.

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GameLogLast ModifiedLast Move byNext Move for
Hostage Chessnaka-cvgameroom-2021-186-385Thu, Jul 08, 2021 Richard milner has won.
Hostage Chessarx-cvgameroom-2021-87-872Tue, Apr 06, 2021 Daniel Zacharias has won.
Hostage Chesspanther-cvgameroom-2019-297-754Sat, Nov 16, 2019 Kevin Pacey has won.
Hostage Chessstarkiller-cvgameroom-2018-321-941Sun, Dec 02, 2018 Erik Lerouge has won.
Hostage Chesserik-panther-2018-289-626Wed, Oct 24, 2018 Kevin Pacey has won.
Hostage Chessjunpogi-cvgameroom-2018-181-228Mon, Jul 09, 2018 Jenard CabilaoJun Ocampo
Hostage Chessfergus-antoinefourriere-2005-339-732Fri, Dec 29, 2017 Antoine Fourrière has won.
Hostage Chessmichaeljay-paul.grosemans-2005-188-637Fri, Dec 29, 2017 Nasmichael Farris has won.
Hostage Chessmichaeljay-tonygardner44-2005-188-632Fri, Dec 29, 2017 Tony Gardner has won.
Hostage Chesspenswift-mageofmaple-2005-163-697Fri, Dec 29, 2017 Gary Gifford has won.
Hostage Chessandreas-mikenels-2005-205-110Tue, Dec 26, 2017 Andreas Kaufmann has won.
Hostage Chessjoejoyce-hasurami-2005-163-697Tue, Dec 26, 2017 Joe Joyce has won.
Hostage Chessjoejoyce-rodriguez-2008-113-594Fri, Dec 08, 2017 Joe Joyce has won.
Hostage Chessvopi-cvgameroom-2010-0-397Fri, Dec 08, 2017 Vitya Makov has won.
Hostage Chesssamraku-cvgameroom-2017-260-036Mon, Oct 16, 2017 Evert Jan Karman has won.
Hostage Chesserik-cvgameroom-2015-350-108Tue, Feb 28, 2017 Play Tester has won.
Hostage Chessavunjahei-cvgameroom-2015-270-891Fri, Oct 02, 2015 Carlos Cetina has won.
Hostage Chessgmsmith-cvgameroom-2015-64-663Sat, Apr 04, 2015 Georg Spengler has won.
Hostage Chessremijmjs-hi_im_willis-2013-102-764Sat, Apr 13, 2013 Remi Junges-Stainthorpehi_im_willis
Hostage Chessmgawalangmagawa-cvgameroom-2012-140-202Wed, Jun 06, 2012 Carlos Cetina has won.
Hostage Chessgwduke-rodriguez-2008-303-728Sun, Nov 09, 2008 juan rodriguez has won.
Hostage Chesstleslie-johnlesl-2007-231-917Wed, Aug 22, 2007 John LeslieTom Leslie
Hostage Chesstleslie-johnlesl-2007-231-916Mon, Aug 20, 2007 Tom LeslieTom Leslie
Hostage Chessevader23-cvgameroom-2007-203-953Wed, Aug 15, 2007 Adrian CampaDavid Wiedman
Hostage Chessjudgmentality-cvgameroom-2007-191-717Wed, Jul 25, 2007 Adrian Alvarez de la Campa has won.
Hostage Chesstleslie-johnlesl-2007-14-675Tue, Mar 06, 2007 John Leslie has won.
Hostage Chessandreas-cvgameroom-2006-190-944Tue, Jul 11, 2006 Andreas Kaufmann has won.
Hostage Chessmichaeljay-cvgameroom-2006-93-166Wed, May 31, 2006 Nasmichael Farris has won.
Hostage Chessjudgmentality-cvgameroom-2006-42-927Wed, Apr 05, 2006 Jeremy Good has won.
Hostage Chesscarlos-cvgameroom-2005-9-654Sat, Apr 09, 2005 Nasmichael Farris has won.
Hostage Chesschrisakavern-cvgameroom-2004-298-305Mon, Nov 15, 2004 Charles SniderChristopher Varney
Hostage Chessfergus-cvgameroom-2003-294-102Sat, Aug 28, 2004 Andreas Kaufmann has won.
Hostage Chessandreas-cvgameroom-2003-310-997Sat, Aug 28, 2004 Andreas Kaufmann has won.
Hostage Chesscharles-cvgameroom-2004-89-950Wed, Apr 14, 2004 Charles Snider has won.


This script queried the GameLogs table with the following prepared query:

SELECT * FROM GameLogs WHERE Game = :game AND (Privacy = :privacy OR Opponent = '' OR Opponent IS NULL) ORDER BY Lastmod DESC

To avoid SQL injection, most of the values are passed separately. The values in the query are determined by the values in your URL's query string or by what is entered into the form at top. When you leave a field blank, it normally means that it will leave that field out of the query, not that it will search for an empty value. Here is a recreation of what the SQL query would look like with the placeholders replaced by the values:

SELECT * FROM GameLogs WHERE Game = 'Hostage Chess' AND (Privacy = 0 OR Opponent = '' OR Opponent IS NULL) ORDER BY Lastmod DESC

The underlying MySQL is handled by MariaDB. A few fields give you multiple options for how to use them. You can search for an exact string match, an exact non-match, a LIKE match, which allows the use of a few wildcards, and a REGEXP match, which allows for very complicated pattern matching. Since these may slow down the search, they should be avoided unless you have a special need for them.

Filtering by Userid

If you enter a userid, it will list only those games in which that id identifies one of the players. Under the Next Move for column, for each game in which it is that user's turn to move, it will include a link for him to go to the PBM and make his next move. If a given user is playing any games that are not open to public view, he will need to enter his password to view these games on this page. If all your games are publicly viewable, then you don't need to include your password on this page.

How to Delete a Log

To get links for deleting logs, you must first enter a userid. To delete a log, you must be one of the players listed in the log. When you click on the link to delete a log, you will be asked for your password. Enter it and click on the Delete button. If your userid matches one of the players, and if your password is correct, the log will be deleted.

Written by Fergus Duniho
WWW Page Created: 21 July 2017