2018 Kentucky Open
October 19th, 20th, & 21st 2018
(Usually scheduled 2nd Saturday - Sunday weekend in October)

     THE KENTUCKY CHECKER TOURNAMENT will be held (Friday, Saturday, and Sunday), October 19th, 20th, & 21st, 2018 at La Quinta Inn, 1751 Lexington Road, Richmond, Kentucky 40475 (map), laquintarichmondky.com. We are planning a 3 day tournament, instead of our usually schedule which will be 10 rounds of two games each - 3 rounds Friday starting 9 AM, 4 rounds Saturday starting 8 AM, and 3 rounds Sunday starting 8 AM.  A block of 10 rooms will be held until October 17th, 2018, you should book your room early (reservations by September 1, 2018). Room rates are $79.00/each night. Motel has been completely renovated inside and out. Call 859-623-9121 for reservations, each room has New TV and Two Queen Beds, free continental breakfast and swimming pool. Cracker Barrel Restaurant next door. Call Don Brattin at 859-986-9711 for info if needed. Advise the clerk this is for the Kentucky Checker Tournament. | Submitted via telephone call 5/15/2018 from Leon Creek, 212 Leawood Drive, Lexington, KY 40502 | Phone 859-269-1292  | email: Slcreek@windstream.net  or email Don Brattin ddbky@windstream.net or call 859-986-9711

Submitted by Leon Creek by mail October 22, 2018

The 2018 Kentucky State Open was held October 19, 2018 in Richmond, Kentucky.  Congratulations to: the winner and state champion,
Arthur Mays,10 points, Jerry Askins had 8 points and Shelby Mays had 2 points.  This is my last tournament as a referee, Leon Creek.

Don Brattin and Leon Creek's Resignation Letter - Submitted by Leon Creek by mail November 9, 2018

2018 Tournament Dates