Vincenzo Nestler

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Vincenzo Nestler (8 January 1912, Agrigento – 14 July 1988, Rome) was an Italian chess master.[1]

He won twice Italian Chess Championship at Florence 1943 and Trieste 1954 (after a play-off), and was four times Sub-Champion (1937, 1953, 1956, 1959).[2]

During World War II, Nestler took 6th at Munich 1942 (EuropameisterschaftEuropean Individual Chess Championship, Wertungsturnier – Qualification Tournament, Gösta Danielsson won).[3] After the war, he tied for 10-11th at Vienna 1951 (the 4th Schlechter Memorial, Moshe Czerniak won).[4]

Nestler played twice for Italy in Chess Olympiads at Dubrovnik 1950 and Helsinki 1952,[5] and represented Italy in friendly matches against Czechoslovakia in 1957 and Switzerland in 1958.[6]