Juan Traian Iliesco was a RomanianArgentine chess master.
He played several times in Argentine championships (Torneo Mayor). In 1931, he took 12th place (Jacobo Bolbochan won); took 4th in 1932 (Isaias Pleci won); took 2nd, behind Luis Piazzini, in 1933; tied for 5-7th in 1934 (Roberto Grau won); took 5th in 1935 (Jac. Bolbochan won); took 11th in 1936 (Carlos Guimard won); took 10th in 1937 (Jac. Bolbochan won); tied for 7-8th in 1938 (Grau won).
Iliesco finished 1st in Argentine championship in 1939, but he could not win the title as a foreigner (Romanian citizen). ...
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