Daniela-Silvia (Dana) Terescenco-Nutu was born in 1957 in Timisoara, Romania.
WIM (1978), WGM (1986). Nutu-Gajic won the Women's Championship of Yugoslavia in 1989 and competed in the 1991 Women's Interzonal at Subotica coming 15th with 7/13. She played in six Olympiads for Romania between 1978 and 1994, winning 2 gold medals on board three in 1980 and 1982, and assisting her team to win silver in 1982, and bronze in 1984 and 1986. Playing board 2 for Romania at the 1992 Olympiad in Manila, she scored 7.5/13, one of her wins being against Georgia's former World Champion Nona Gaprindashvili, and helping her team to place sixth. Shortly after moving to Australia she won both the South Australian (open) Championship and the Australian Women's Championship in 1995. In 1996, she won the Queensland Womens & Girls Championships.
Nutu-Gajic is Australia's only WGM and at 2350 is the highest rated woman, although she has been inactive since before 2001, most likely since 1996. She is currently a member of the Australian Junior Chess League and coaches children.
Wikipedia article: Daniela Nuțu-Gajić