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Vincenzo Nestler
Number of games in database: 99
Years covered: 1936 to 1977

Overall record: +32 -39 =28 (46.5%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Queen's Pawn Game (15) 
    D04 A46 D02
 Sicilian (5) 
    B60 B50 B92 B74 B32
With the Black pieces:
 King's Indian (14) 
    E60 E80 E70 E68 E94
 Sicilian (14) 
    B80 B84 B20 B85 B42
 Sicilian Scheveningen (11) 
    B80 B84 B85
 Grunfeld (6) 
    D79 D96 D82 D85 D87
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Rossolimo vs V Nestler, 1950 1/2-1/2
   V Nestler vs E Paoli, 1953 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Helsinki Olympiad qual-2 (1952)
   Venice (1950)
   Dubrovnik Olympiad (1950)

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(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).

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Last updated: 2019-01-08 06:45:08

 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 99  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. V Nestler vs A Rastrelli  0-1541936ITA-chB60 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer
2. C Staldi vs V Nestler  ½-½561937ITA-chE80 King's Indian, Samisch Variation
3. M Monticelli vs V Nestler  ½-½361939ITA-chE60 King's Indian Defense
4. V Nestler vs S Rosselli del Turco  1-0291939ITA-chD04 Queen's Pawn Game
5. V Nestler vs M Napolitano  1-0341939ITA-chB07 Pirc
6. G Zanni vs V Nestler  0-1741943ITA-chB80 Sicilian, Scheveningen
7. V Nestler vs L Del Vecchio  1-0281943ITA-chA47 Queen's Indian
8. V Nestler vs S Rosselli del Turco  1-0431943ITA-chA46 Queen's Pawn Game
9. V Nestler vs O'Kelly  1-0561947VeniceD04 Queen's Pawn Game
10. E Canal vs V Nestler  1-0561948BariA28 English
11. V Nestler vs A M Giustolisi  1-0241950Torneo Nazionale MagistraleB01 Scandinavian
12. V Nestler vs E Paoli  0-1751950ITA-chD02 Queen's Pawn Game
13. G Porreca vs V Nestler  1-0331950ITA-chD85 Grunfeld
14. V Nestler vs H Busek  ½-½271950Dubrovnik OlympiadA48 King's Indian
15. I A Horowitz vs V Nestler 0-1551950Dubrovnik OlympiadB80 Sicilian, Scheveningen
16. Euwe vs V Nestler 1-0251950Dubrovnik OlympiadE60 King's Indian Defense
17. Julio Bolbochan vs V Nestler  1-0561950Dubrovnik OlympiadD82 Grunfeld, 4.Bf4
18. V Nestler vs H Enevoldsen  1-0421950Dubrovnik OlympiadD12 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
19. E E Book vs V Nestler  1-0461950Dubrovnik OlympiadD79 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O, Main line
20. L Schmid vs V Nestler  ½-½241950Dubrovnik OlympiadB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
21. V Nestler vs A Vestol  0-1551950Dubrovnik OlympiadA46 Queen's Pawn Game
22. V Nestler vs Gligoric  0-1351950Dubrovnik OlympiadD04 Queen's Pawn Game
23. V Nestler vs A Bergqvist 1-0371950Dubrovnik OlympiadA47 Queen's Indian
24. V Nestler vs Rossolimo  0-1411950Dubrovnik OlympiadA46 Queen's Pawn Game
25. J Sumar vs V Nestler 0-1381950Dubrovnik OlympiadB20 Sicilian
 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 99  PGN Download
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Jun-03-07  BIDMONFA: Vincenzo Nestler

NESTLER, Vincenzo

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  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.

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  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  brankat: R.I.P. master Nestler.
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  whiteshark: Never heard of this <Player of the Day>

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