One of the greatest chess players of all time, who is second to only Magnus Carlsen in today's world of chess.
His sister taught him to play chess when he was nine years old.
He won the Chess World Cup 2005 and led the Armenian national team to the Gold medals in the 2006, 2008 and 2012 Chess Olympics.
His parents are both scientists.
He and Magnus Carlsen are the two best chess players on the planet.