Selection of studies out of more than 230 composed by

Grandmaster of the FIDE in composition

Virgil Nestorescu

(Rumania, 8.2.1929 - 21.6.2018)

Virgil Nestorescu (left) and David Gurgenidze (right) 1993.

Composer and author, by profession philologist, who published appreciated works in the field of linguistics.

He published his first works to the average of the 20th century, standing out in direct mates.
 From the 70's on, Dr. Nestorescu preferred to study, completing both activities with his journalistic and organizational work.

His studies are distinguished by the variety in the themes.

He published in collaboration with Emilian Dobrescu two books of great documentary value for the composition art "Compozitia assists in Romania" (Bucharest, 1974)

with a selection of works by Romanian composers and "Studio de Sah" (Bucharest, 1984) dedicated to presenting a Selection of studies by the two authors.


He is International Judge of the FIDE for chess compositions since 1958.

He is International Master of the FIDE for chess composition since 1980.

He is Grandmaster of the FIDE for chess composition since 2001.


(All his studies, more exact dates, possible corrections or cooks and exact details about sources can be found in the

Harold van der Heijden database V (31-12-2015) with over 85.000 studies collected)

More studies can be replayed of this composer at this page:

Virgil Nestorescu studies page-2

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