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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
Switching Chessgwduke-cvgameroom-2017-362-658Sat, Jan 13, 2018 Greg Strong has won.
Switching Chessrlavieri2003-fergus-2005-339-737Sun, Dec 24, 2017 Roberto Lavieri has won.
Switching Chessjejujeju-rodriguez-2008-303-732Sun, Dec 24, 2017 je ju has won.
Switching Chesshasurami-mikenels-2005-339-736Sun, Dec 24, 2017 Michael Nelson has won.
Switching Chesscarlos-joejoyce-2005-339-735Sun, Dec 24, 2017 carlos carlos has won.
Switching Chessantoinefourriere-lazyking-2005-339-736Fri, Dec 08, 2017 Antoine Fourrière has won.
Switching Chessgwduke-cvgameroom-2017-281-631Thu, Nov 02, 2017 George Duke has won.
Switching Chessgwduke-cvgameroom-2017-134-006Wed, May 17, 2017 George Duke has won.
Switching Chessgwduke-cvgameroom-2017-49-928Mon, Feb 27, 2017 Greg Strong has won.
Switching Chessgraemecn-rodriguez-2008-115-588Thu, Jul 17, 2008 Graeme has won.
Switching Chessjejujeju-rodriguez-2007-125-206Sun, May 13, 2007 juan rodriguez has won.
Switching Chessgwduke-cvgameroom-2006-281-994Fri, Dec 22, 2006 George Duke has won.
Switching Chesspeterc-racingfan1212-2006-284-649Thu, Oct 12, 2006 Kody Olthof has won.
Switching Chessandreas-penswift-2005-339-737Thu, Feb 02, 2006 Game Drawn
Switching Chesstony_quintanilla-rlavieri2003-2004-203-155Sun, Jul 10, 2005 Tony Quintanilla has won.
Switching Chesstony_quintanilla-gwduke-2004-254-208Sun, Jul 10, 2005 George Duke has won.
Switching Chessgwduke-cvgameroom-2005-21-888Fri, Feb 18, 2005 George Duke has won.
Switching Chesstony_quintanilla-penswift-2004-328-127Sat, Dec 04, 2004 Gary Gifford has won.
Switching Chesstony_quintanilla-penswift-2004-246-191Wed, Nov 17, 2004 Gary Gifford has won.
Switching Chessgwduke-cvgameroom-2004-200-861Wed, Oct 20, 2004 carlos carlos has won.
Switching Chessgwduke-cvgameroom-2004-216-723Sat, Aug 28, 2004 Game Drawn
Switching ChessMageOfMaple-cvgameroom-2004-209-870Sat, Aug 28, 2004 George Duke 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 = 'Switching Chess' 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