Vampire State Building - Sam Bamford loves playing online chess with his friend Vlad, who is from Romania. Vlad says he's a beginner, like Sam, but he beats Sam every time. It doesn't matter to Sam where Vlad lives. But Sam's brother, Robert, is sure Vlad knows vampires, since the original Dracula lived in Romania. Maybe he is even related to one. Then Vlad tells Sam he's coming to New York, where Sam lives, for a chess tournament. A beginner in a chess tournament?