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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
Smessjnitch2-kaosagent-2022-69-248Fri, Mar 11, 2022 Josh NitchJohn Jack
Smesssesquipedalian-cvgameroom-2021-177-014Wed, Jul 07, 2021 Richard milnerWei Jin
Smesspanther-catugo-2019-44-404Thu, Mar 21, 2019 Kevin Pacey has won.
Smesspanther-catugo-2018-278-387Sun, Oct 28, 2018 Kevin Pacey has won.
Smesspanther-cvgameroom-2018-248-228Mon, Sep 17, 2018 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.
Smesssissa-jack2112-2012-194-762Wed, Aug 01, 2012 Carlos CetinaJack Nitch
Smessjack2112-cvgameroom-2012-191-590Wed, Aug 01, 2012 Jochen Mueller has won.
Smessjack2112-cvgameroom-2012-136-938Tue, Jul 10, 2012 Carlos Cetina has won.
Smessjack2112-cvgameroom-2012-122-954Wed, May 09, 2012 Jack NitchFrantišek Nagy
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-2011-362-947Tue, Feb 28, 2012 Jack NitchGeorge Duke
Smessjack2112-cvgameroom-2011-353-094Tue, Dec 27, 2011 George Duke has won.
Smessjack2112-cvgameroom-2011-204-898Mon, Sep 19, 2011 xeongreyJack Nitch
Smessnwolff-cvgameroom-2011-95-174Fri, Jul 01, 2011 Gary Gifford has won.
Smessjack2112-cvgameroom-2011-114-987Sun, May 29, 2011 Gary GiffordJack Nitch
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-2010-162-872Thu, Jul 01, 2010 Jack NitchMax Feng
Smessjack2112-cvgameroom-2010-34-637Thu, Feb 25, 2010 je ju has won.
Smessjack2112-nitchz0409-2010-6-669Mon, Jan 11, 2010 Jack Nitch has won.
Smessrwhe-seadragon66-2005-355-143Fri, Dec 23, 2005 Ron Hale-EvansMarty Hale-Evans
Smessrwhe-seadragon-2005-355-021Thu, Dec 22, 2005 Ron Hale-EvansMarty Hale-Evans
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 (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 = 'Smess' 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