Piet Roozenburg

Piet Roozenburg in 1964

Piet Roozenburg (24 October 1924 in Rotterdam – 27 April 2003 in Ochten) was a draughts player from the Netherlands.

He was an important figure in the game, having been the world's draughts champion in 1948, 1951, 1952 and 1954. He created the "Roozenburg system" of play and wrote on the game. He was named Dutch sportsman of the year in 1948.

In his professional life he worked as an economist. His brother Wim was also a successful draughts player.[1]


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Roozenburg is getting married on 6 October 1951