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Vincenzo Nestler
  
Number of games in database: 58
Years covered: 1950 to 1977

Overall record: +15 -26 =17 (40.5%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

MOST PLAYED OPENINGS
With the White pieces:
 Queen's Pawn Game (7) 
    D02 A46 D04
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (11) 
    B80 B84 B85 B20 B99
 Sicilian Scheveningen (8) 
    B80 B84 B85
 Grunfeld (5) 
    D82 D96 D72 D85 D79
 King's Indian (5) 
    E68 E70 E61 E60 E64
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   Rossolimo vs V Nestler, 1950 1/2-1/2


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VINCENZO NESTLER
(born Jan-08-1912, died Jul-14-1988, 76 years old) Italy

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Vincenzo Nestler was born in Agrigento, Italy. He was Italian champion in 1943 and 1954 (after a play-off).

Wikipedia article: Vincenzo Nestler


 page 1 of 3; games 1-25 of 58  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. V Nestler vs A M Giustolisi  1-0241950Torneo Nazionale MagistraleB01 Scandinavian
2. G Porreca vs V Nestler  1-0331950ITA-chD85 Grunfeld
3. V Nestler vs E Paoli  0-1751950ITA-chD02 Queen's Pawn Game
4. V Nestler vs H Busek  ½-½271950Dubrovnik olmA48 King's Indian
5. I A Horowitz vs V Nestler 0-1551950Dubrovnik olmB80 Sicilian, Scheveningen
6. Euwe vs V Nestler 1-0251950Dubrovnik olmE60 King's Indian Defense
7. Julio Bolbochan vs V Nestler  1-0561950Dubrovnik olmD82 Grunfeld, 4.Bf4
8. V Nestler vs H Enevoldsen  1-0421950Dubrovnik olmD12 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
9. E E Book vs V Nestler  1-0461950Dubrovnik olmD79 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O, Main line
10. L Schmid vs V Nestler  ½-½241950Dubrovnik olmB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
11. V Nestler vs A Vestol  0-1551950Dubrovnik olmA46 Queen's Pawn Game
12. V Nestler vs Gligoric  0-1351950Dubrovnik olmD04 Queen's Pawn Game
13. V Nestler vs A Bergqvist 1-0371950Dubrovnik olmA47 Queen's Indian
14. V Nestler vs Rossolimo  0-1411950Dubrovnik olmA46 Queen's Pawn Game
15. J Sumar vs V Nestler  0-1381950Dubrovnik olmB20 Sicilian
16. V Nestler vs Pachman  0-1681950VeniceA48 King's Indian
17. V Nestler vs Golombek  1-0411950VeniceA47 Queen's Indian
18. M Czerniak vs V Nestler  1-0351950VeniceB80 Sicilian, Scheveningen
19. V Nestler vs E Paoli  ½-½731950VeniceA49 King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4
20. V Nestler vs Smyslov 0-1391950VeniceD02 Queen's Pawn Game
21. Kotov vs V Nestler  1-0441950VeniceD55 Queen's Gambit Declined
22. Rossolimo vs V Nestler ½-½421950VeniceB85 Sicilian, Scheveningen, Classical
23. M Romi vs V Nestler  0-1291951Venezia, Ch.ItA48 King's Indian
24. V Nestler vs B Hoenlinger  0-1591951Schlechter memD73 Neo-Grunfeld, 5.Nf3
25. A Beni vs V Nestler  1-0441951Schlechter memD72 Neo-Grunfeld, 5.cd, Main line
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Jun-03-07  BIDMONFA: Vincenzo Nestler

NESTLER, Vincenzo
http://www.bidmonfa.com/nestler_vin...
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Jun-03-07
Premium Chessgames Member
  cu8sfan: Surprisingly we don't have any games of our player of the day from before 1950.
Jun-03-07  Prugno: Vincenzo Nestler passed away in Rome on 14-7-1988. He was also a mathematics professor and author of several books on parapsychology.

I remember seeing him in my very first chess tournaments (mid-80s), when I was playing in the lower groups and he was in the A-group (despite being over 70, he was allowed to play there owing to his high national rating).

In those last years he was nearly deaf, but still a solid player with good endgame technique, and very hard to beat.

<cu8sfan> It's true that Nestler was a relatively late starter, but he certainly played before 1950: for instance he came second in the 1937 Italian Championship. The earliest games of his I have found in a booklet by Fiorentino Palmiotto date from 1941, whereas his last published game is apparently a draw against the future GM Kouatly from 1982.

Jun-03-07
Premium Chessgames Member
  fm avari viraf: <Prugno> Thanks for the info regarding Nestler but how come C.G. didn't know his passing away on 14-7-1988? May his soul rest in peace in Heaven.
Jun-03-07  Knight13: At least his win against Horowitz is impressive.

I A Horowitz vs V Nestler, 1950

Jan-08-09
Premium Chessgames Member
  brankat: R.I.P. master Nestler.
Jun-03-10
Premium Chessgames Member
  whiteshark: Never heard of this <Player of the Day>
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