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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
Smesspanther-catugo-2019-44-404151 days, 9 hours ago Kevin Pacey has won.
Smesspanther-catugo-2018-278-387295 days, 10 hours ago Kevin Pacey has won.
Smesspanther-cvgameroom-2018-248-228336 days, 10 hours ago Kevin Pacey has won.
Smesspanther-cvgameroom-2018-26-360Sat, Mar 31, 2018 Kevin Pacey has won.
Smessjack2112-cvgameroom-2010-58-252Fri, Dec 29, 2017 Neil Spargo has won.
Smessjack2112-cvgameroom-2011-65-732Fri, Dec 29, 2017 Fergus Duniho has won.
Smessjack2112-cvgameroom-2012-82-561Fri, Dec 29, 2017 Jack Nitch has won.
Smessjack2112-cvgameroom-2010-294-167Fri, Dec 29, 2017 Carlos Cetina has won.
Smesscatugo-cvgameroom-2017-329-496Fri, Dec 29, 2017 Aurelian Florea has won.
Smessjack2112-jnitch-2009-330-625Sun, Dec 24, 2017 Jack Nitch has won.
Smessjack2112-cvgameroom-2009-347-658Sun, Dec 24, 2017 je ju has won.
Smessfergus-cvgameroom-2004-145-726Sun, Dec 24, 2017 Fergus Duniho has won.
Smesspanther-cvgameroom-2017-339-373Sat, Dec 16, 2017 Kevin Pacey has won.
Smesswolff-cvgameroom-2017-28-977Tue, Feb 07, 2017 Kevin Pacey has won.
Smessjack2112-cvgameroom-2012-191-590Wed, Aug 01, 2012 Jochen Mueller has won.
Smessjack2112-cvgameroom-2012-136-938Tue, Jul 10, 2012 Carlos Cetina has won.
Smessmgawalangmagawa-cvgameroom-2012-82-591Tue, Mar 27, 2012 Fergus Duniho has won.
Smessjack2112-cvgameroom-2012-36-617Thu, Mar 22, 2012 Fergus Duniho has won.
Smessjack2112-cvgameroom-2011-353-094Tue, Dec 27, 2011 George Duke has won.
Smessnwolff-cvgameroom-2011-95-174Fri, Jul 01, 2011 Gary Gifford has won.
Smessjack2112-jnitch-2011-94-998Thu, Apr 21, 2011 Jack Nitch has won.
Smessjack2112-cvgameroom-2011-37-848Thu, Mar 03, 2011 Fergus Duniho has won.
Smessjack2112-cvgameroom-2010-34-637Thu, Feb 25, 2010 je ju has won.
Smessjack2112-nitchz0409-2010-6-669Mon, Jan 11, 2010 Jack Nitch has won.
SmessMoonbuzz-bruck-2004-294-685Thu, Jul 07, 2005 Uri Bruck 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 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 = 'Smess' 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