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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
Chaturangachessfan59-cvgameroom-2012-162-102Sat, Apr 28, 2018 Game Drawn
Chaturangatakodori-cvgameroom-2005-3-069Sun, Dec 24, 2017 Sagi Gabay has won.
Chaturangahasurami-cvgameroom-2006-332-606Sun, Dec 24, 2017 Hans Henriksson has won.
Chaturangacharles-cvgameroom-2004-93-918Sun, Dec 24, 2017 Charles Snider has won.
Chaturangaper31-cvgameroom-2017-264-809Mon, Dec 11, 2017 George Duke has won.
Chaturangaper31-cvgameroom-2017-284-305Mon, Dec 11, 2017 Oisín D. has won.
Chaturangaallahukbar-cvgameroom-2011-186-037Fri, Dec 08, 2017 Dayrom Gil has won.
Chaturangamakov333-cvgameroom-2009-207-491Tue, Nov 10, 2009 Vitya Makov has won.
Chaturangajon_dann-cvgameroom-2006-213-295Sat, Sep 09, 2006 George Duke has won.
Chaturangabruck-moonbuzz-2004-346-372Mon, Sep 05, 2005 Erez Schatz has won.
Chaturangasagig72-mabelod-2004-333-623Mon, Dec 20, 2004 Eyal T has won.
Chaturangasagig72-mabelod-2004-318-422Sun, Nov 28, 2004 Sagi Gabay has won.
Chaturangabruck-moonbuzz-2004-273-926Wed, Nov 03, 2004 Uri Bruck has won.
Chaturangagwduke-cvgameroom-2004-216-727Tue, Nov 02, 2004 George Duke has won.
Chaturangabruck-cvgameroom-2004-197-446Mon, Oct 18, 2004 Charles Snider has won.
Chaturangabruck-moonbuzz-2004-96-073Fri, Oct 08, 2004 Erez Schatz has won.

MySQL

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

SELECT * FROM GameLogs WHERE Game = :game AND Priority = 0 AND Privacy = :privacy 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 = 'Chaturanga' AND Priority = 0 AND Privacy = 0 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