Combine your love for chess, Halloween, and woodcarving into one incredible masterpiece! Perfect for both beginner and advanced woodcarvers, this guide includes simple caricature carving techniques and step-by-step instructions for each piece. With 6 full-size patterns, you'll carve werewolf knights, mummy pawns, coffin rooks, Frankenstein bishops, a witch as Queen, and Dracula as King! Also included are instructions for finishing and painting your carvings. Build your woodcarving skills as you carve and ultimately play the coolest (and creepiest) game of chess ever! Author Dwayne Gosnell is an award-winning carver, president of the Catawba Valley Wood Carvers, and a member of the Caricature Carvers of America, making him the perfect instructor for this exciting new take on a timeless game!