Dato Samniashvili (b. 1989) is Georgian sci-fi writer. As a child he was impressed by his grandfather’s words ”Universe is numbers and we all can count it”, so in his pre-school period he showed interest in studying math and chess. Despite being self-taught chess player he has incredible experience in participation in European and World chess Tournaments.
Later he did his BA in banking but considering this as the biggest mistake of his life, Samniashvili enrolled in Ilia State University at MA studies for journalism. In there meantime he studied physics and biology and this led him to take the beginning of the carrier sci-fi fiction writer.
Samniashvili is a member of Radio Library staff, also works for publishing house marketing group and writes scientific articles for National Geographic Georgia.