Even though she is still a novice at chess, she is so naturally gifted that she is already able to beat players with many years of experience.
novus (new) (Latin)
neophyte, novice, tyro
'novice' can be related as 'no-voice' and a beginner does not utter a word in group discussions since he is new or inexperienced. novice is NO WISE i.e. is a person is not wise and experienced