Youngest Chessmaster in US

In 2010, a nine-year-old boy from California became the youngest-ever chess master in the US. Samuel Sevian, from Santa Clara, was awarded the title by the US Chess Federation following a match in San Francisco. The body gave him a rating of 2,201. A rating of 2,200 qualifies a player as a national master. It was not the first record for Samuel. At the age of eight, he was also the youngest person to attain the US chess level of “expert”

 

.Chess board

Original report: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-12057445

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