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The Chess Variant Pages

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
Musketeer Chesswdtr2-cvgameroom-2020-108-547Thu, Apr 23, 2020 Aurelian Florea has won.
Musketeer Chesserik-cvgameroom-2019-138-868Sat, May 25, 2019 Aurelian Florea has won.
Musketeer Chesssacredchao-cvgameroom-2019-99-107Mon, Apr 15, 2019 Jarid Carlson has won.
Musketeer Chessphilippusr-cvgameroom-2019-19-683Tue, Feb 26, 2019 philippusr has won.
Musketeer Chesssuperpatzermaste-cvgameroom-2018-135-817Sat, May 26, 2018 wdtr2 has won.
Musketeer Chesssuperpatzermaste-rastaquesadilla-2018-135-290Wed, May 16, 2018 Pat Quexionez has won.
Musketeer Chesscatugo-cvgameroom-2017-340-743Thu, Dec 14, 2017 Aurelian Florea has won.
Musketeer Chessfergus-catugo-2017-331-022Wed, Dec 06, 2017 Fergus Duniho has won.
Musketeer Chessper31-cvgameroom-2017-327-859Sat, Dec 02, 2017 Fergus Duniho has won.
Musketeer Chesscatugo-cvgameroom-2017-327-663Sat, Dec 02, 2017 Aurelian Florea has won.
Musketeer Chesscatugo-erik-2017-330-819Fri, Dec 01, 2017 Erik Lerouge has won.
Musketeer Chesscatugo-cvgameroom-2017-327-664Tue, Nov 28, 2017 Fergus Duniho has won.
Musketeer Chesscatugo-cvgameroom-2017-327-662Sun, Nov 26, 2017 Erik Lerouge has won.
Musketeer Chessuselessgit-cvgameroom-2017-146-499Tue, May 30, 2017 Colin Weaver has won.


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

SELECT * FROM GameLogs WHERE Game = :game AND Priority = 0 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 = 'Musketeer Chess' AND Priority = 0 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