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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.

Game:
Age:
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GameLogLast ModifiedLast Move byNext Move for
Sac Chesspanther-cvgameroom-2021-304-2542 days, 6 hours ago Kevin Pacey has won.
4-Handed Chatarungapanther-zcherryz-2021-66-0502 days, 11 hours ago Christine Bagley-Jones has won.
Tim's 3D Chesspanther-tim_olena-2021-304-2585 days, 7 hours ago Kevin Pacey has won.
Pocket Shogi Copperpanther-cvgameroom-2021-304-2646 days, 7 hours ago Kevin Pacey has won.
Chesscssdixieland-arx-2021-325-4567 days, 3 hours ago P. A. Stonemann CSS Dixieland has won.
Chu Shogipokshtya-cvgameroom-2021-332-9157 days, 7 hours ago Вадря Покштя has won.
Chu Shogipokshtya-cvgameroom-2021-331-3718 days, 6 hours ago Вадря Покштя has won.
Hexajedrezpanther-sissa-2021-304-2618 days, 22 hours ago Kevin Pacey has won.
Capablanca Chesslinsolv-cvgameroom-2021-328-11410 days, 4 hours ago wdtr2 has won.
Symmetric Chesspanther-sissa-2021-304-24210 days, 11 hours ago Kevin Pacey has won.
Opulent Chesspanther-cvgameroom-2021-304-24513 days, 15 hours ago Kevin Pacey has won.
Chess with Different Armiespanther-cvgameroom-2021-304-24813 days, 23 hours ago Kevin Pacey has won.
Circular Chesspanther-tim_olena-2021-304-25213 days, 23 hours ago Tim O'Lena has won.
Latrunculi XXIper31-cvgameroom-2021-317-89414 days, 13 hours ago Daniel Zacharias has won.
Grand Chesspanther-cvgameroom-2021-304-25614 days, 13 hours ago Kevin Pacey has won.
Bear Chesstim_olena-panther-2021-294-62914 days, 21 hours ago Kevin Pacey has won.
Chesspanther-tim_olena-2021-304-25714 days, 23 hours ago Game Drawn
Eurasian Chessper31-cvgameroom-2021-292-55215 days, 6 hours ago Greg Strong has won.
Petteia XXIper31-cvgameroom-2021-313-46716 days, 17 hours ago P. A. Stonemann CSS Dixieland has won.
Symmetric Chesspanther-sissa-2021-304-24318 days, 10 hours ago Kevin Pacey has won.
Eurasian Chessper31-cvgameroom-2021-268-86718 days, 20 hours ago Daniel Zacharias has won.
Shatranj of Troyarx-mageofmaple-2021-299-61319 days, 0 hours ago Daniel Zacharias has won.
Expanded Chessarx-sissa-2021-295-92919 days, 21 hours ago Carlos Cetina has won.
Alice Chesswotton-cvgameroom-2021-312-72520 days, 20 hours ago Wotton has won.
McCooey's Hexagonal Chesspanther-tim_olena-2021-304-25921 days, 23 hours ago Tim O'Lena has won.
Xiang Hexarx-cvgameroom-2021-301-29622 days, 11 hours ago Daniel Zacharias has won.
Alice Chessstrings808017424-wotton-2021-285-95222 days, 17 hours ago strings 808017424 has won.
Pembatimurthelenk-arx-2021-287-38922 days, 20 hours ago Daniel Zacharias has won.
Glinski's Hexagonal Chesspanther-cvgameroom-2021-304-25523 days, 7 hours ago Kevin Pacey has won.
Chessgamer-gamer-2021-317-18324 days, 0 hours ago Gamer Gamer has won.
Grand Apothecary Chess 3catugo-arx-2021-315-66724 days, 8 hours ago Aurelian Florea has won.
Grand Apothecary Chess 2catugo-arx-2021-315-66724 days, 8 hours ago Daniel Zacharias has won.
Grand Apothecary Chess 1catugo-arx-2021-315-66724 days, 8 hours ago Aurelian Florea has won.
Alice Chesswotton-cvgameroom-2021-311-96824 days, 9 hours ago Wotton has won.
Chessneph-cvgameroom-2021-215-04425 days, 11 hours ago Kevin Pacey has won.

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 > 1636515872 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