However, the main factors are fundings, education and supportive parents. With these, that brain can turn anybody to somebody. Fundings (a lot of it) are needed to buy chess books, hire a chess coach, pay chess tournaments fees etc. (Perhaps someday, chess will be the game for the rich ones only).
Samuel spends at least two hours a day studying chess, playing against his father Armen Sevian, 37, and practising over the internet with his coach, international master Andranik Matikozyan, the San Jose Mercury News reported.
Samuel Sevian, nine, is youngest ever US chess master
Santa Clara boy, 9, becomes youngest U.S. chess master