Farewell Roelof Smilde

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Farewell Roelof Smilde

Australia has lost one its most eminent bridge players with the passing of Roelof Smilde, 14 April, 2017.

Roelof represented Australia in the Bermuda Bowl in 1971, 1976 and 1977; in the Olympiad in 1964, 1968, 1972, 1976 and 1980; in the Far East Teams in 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1975, 1977 (NPC), 1981, 1984 and 1986. He was a member of the winning NSW team in the Interstate Teams in 1958,  1961, 1962, 1963, 1965, 1975, 1976, 1980 and 1983. He won the National Open Teams in 1974, 1976, 1977 and 1986.

Our thoughts and condolences are with his family and friends.

A full obituary will be posted at a later date.

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