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The Chess Variant Pages



Your Active Game Logs + Open Invitations

Listed below are your Game Courier logs plus open invitations. The open invitations were not directed specifically to you, but you are free to accept any of them while they last. To accept an invitation, whether open or personal, click on the link in the Next Move For column, fill out the form with your userid and password, and submit it.

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GameLogLast ModifiedLast Move byNext Move for
Balbo's Chesssesquipedalian-cvgameroom-2022-140-7615 hours 32' ago Richard milnerMáté Csarmasz
Panoplyarx-cssdixieland-2022-172-2976 hours 13' ago P. DixielandDaniel Zacharias
4-Handed Chatarungapanther-zcherryz-2022-123-9347 hours 17' ago Kevin PaceyChristine Bagley-Jones
Two Players Four Seasons ...cssdixieland-cvgameroom-2022-175-3217 hours 29' ago P. DixielandDaniel Zacharias
Sac Chessplaytester-cvgameroom-2022-175-6317 hours 29' ago Kevin PaceyPlay Tester
Sac Chesspanther-cvgameroom-2022-176-9327 hours 35' ago Kevin PaceyPlay Tester
Chess with Different Armiescsarmi-cvgameroom-2022-147-8747 hours 41' ago Play TesterMáté Csarmasz
Chess with Different Armiescsarmi-playtester-2022-147-8757 hours 42' ago Play TesterMáté Csarmasz
Chess with Different Armiescouriergame-cvgameroom-2022-155-1747 hours 43' ago Play TesterSamuel Hoskins
Chessplaytester-cvgameroom-2022-175-6317 hours 44' ago Play TesterSamuel Hoskins
Two Players Chaturajiarx-cssdixieland-2022-151-9447 hours 49' ago P. DixielandDaniel Zacharias
Grand Apothecary Chess 2arx-catugo-2022-163-7938 hours 38' ago Daniel ZachariasAurelian Florea
Grand Apothecary Chess 1arx-cvgameroom-2022-131-3709 hours 20' ago Richard milnerDaniel Zacharias
Chu Shogiarx-cvgameroom-2022-183-9679 hours 59' ago Richard milnerDaniel Zacharias
Maasai Chesstimurthelenk-cvgameroom-2022-176-95810 hours 26' ago Richard milnerJean-Louis Cazaux
Fantastic XIIIarx-cvgameroom-2022-149-88310 hours 27' ago Richard milnerDaniel Zacharias
Heroes Hexagonal Chess ve...arx-cvgameroom-2022-164-94910 hours 28' ago Richard milnerDaniel Zacharias
Tigreysesquipedalian-cvgameroom-2022-172-88110 hours 29' ago Richard milnerDaniel Zacharias
Al-Cespanther-arx-2022-174-00610 hours 33' ago Kevin PaceyDaniel Zacharias
Glinski's Hexagonal Chessarx-csarmi-2022-132-88310 hours 44' ago Daniel ZachariasMáté Csarmasz
Two Players Chaturajicssdixieland-cvgameroom-2022-127-89711 hours 17' ago P. DixielandDaniel Zacharias
Grand Apothecary Chess 2arx-catugo-2022-163-78511 hours 29' ago Daniel ZachariasAurelian Florea
Maasai Chesstimurthelenk-numerist-2022-176-94211 hours 55' ago Paul RapoportJean-Louis Cazaux
Glinski's Hexagonal Chesscsarmi-cvgameroom-2022-110-82712 hours 18' ago Daniel ZachariasMáté Csarmasz
RR vs NN variationmakov333-cvgameroom-2022-135-41512 hours 21' ago Vitya MakovMáté Csarmasz
Grand Apothecary Chess 1sesquipedalian-catugo-2022-169-81116 hours 27' ago Richard milnerAurelian Florea
Symmetric Chessalienum-cvgameroom-2022-174-17917 hours 40' ago Kevin PaceyHomo Simia
Dragonchesskmnjkl-eeeklop-2022-185-46623 hours 52' ago Maksim KArtem K
Grasshopper Chessmonkeman-f.nozimov-2022-184-6721 day, 18 hours ago Richard milnerNuman Demir
Grasshopper Chessmonkeman-f.khurshedshoh-2022-184-6751 day, 18 hours ago Numan DemirNuman Demir
Shogi with Impassable Kingsfergus-mageofmaple-2022-162-8202 days, 8 hours ago Fergus DunihoGreg Strong
Universal Decimal Chessarx-sissa-2022-103-3273 days, 5 hours ago Daniel ZachariasCarlos Cetina
Expanded Chesssissa-arx-2022-135-1323 days, 6 hours ago Daniel ZachariasCarlos Cetina
Royal Rumblesesquipedalian-cvgameroom-2021-201-8165 days, 8 hours ago Richard milnerSandra#Paul BRANDLYARD
Modern Shatranjpanther-joejoyce-2022-123-9295 days, 16 hours ago Kevin PaceyJoe Joyce
Grand Shatranjpanther-joejoyce-2022-123-9275 days, 16 hours ago Kevin PaceyJoe Joyce
Tamerlane Chesscampbellbio103-cvgameroom-2022-180-2876 days, 4 hours ago Samuell SmithAnyone
Tamerlane IIarx-cvgameroom-2022-169-3406 days, 10 hours ago Daniel ZachariasDmitry Strel
Tigreyarx-cvgameroom-2022-169-3436 days, 10 hours ago Daniel ZachariasDmitry Strel
Cetina Random Chessyabba83-cvgameroom-2022-173-4126 days, 17 hours ago Carlos CetinaDmitry Strel
Pembayabba83-cvgameroom-2022-173-6126 days, 18 hours ago Richard milnerDmitry Strel
Frog Chessplaytester-cvgameroom-2022-169-5956 days, 19 hours ago Play TesterDmitry Strel
Symmetric Chessalienum-cvgameroom-2022-48-6386 days, 19 hours ago Play TesterHomo Simia
Symmetric Chessalienum-cvgameroom-2022-48-6376 days, 19 hours ago Play TesterHomo Simia

MySQL

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

SELECT * FROM GameLogs WHERE Lastmod > :earliest 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 Lastmod > 1656497214 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