Caruana, Fabiano Age 26


Live Rating
FIDE Rating
#2 (active)
United States
#1 (active)
2844 - 01 Oct 2014
2772 World #13 (active)
2770 World #15 (active)
30 Jul 1992
Miami, Florida, U.S.

FM in 2002, IM in 2005, GM in 2007. Youngest ever grandmaster from the United States (until Ray Robson beat his record by four days) as well as Italy due to dual citizenship. Will challenge Magnus Carlsen for the world championship in London in November 2018.

Pan-American U10 champion 2002, Pan-American U12 champion 2003, Italian Champion 2007, 2008, 2010 & 2011, US Champion 2016

Played in the World Cup 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015 and 2017; also played in the Grand Prix Series 2013-14 & 2014-2015; Candidate 2016 & 2018, winning in 2018.

Major tournament successes include wins at Corus Group C 2008, Corus Group B 2009, Biel 2010, Reykjavik 2012, Dortmund 2012, 2014 & 2015, Zurich 2013, Kings Tournament 2013, Sinquefield Cup 2014; =1st at the Gashimov Memorial 2016, =1st Isle of Man Open 2016, 1st in the London Classic 2017, 1st at the GRENKE Classic 2018 and 1st at the Altibox Norway event.

Represented Italy on board one at the Olympiads held in 2008, 2010, 2012 & 2014. Won individual gold at the Mitropa Cup in 2008, 2009 & 2010, and team gold in 2010. Won individual gold at the European Club Championship 2014.

Has been continuously in the top 100 of the world's players since October 2008. Highest ranking to date: world #2.

Highest ever live rating was 2851.3 after winning the Sinquefield Cup 2014 with 8.5/10. He was in the Italian Chess Federation when he achieved this, which is why the Italian flag is next to his name on the HIghest Ever Live Rating list.

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Recent Games (Find more games)

#White PlayerRatingBlack PlayerRatingResultMovesECOSiteYear 
1Caruana, Fabiano2767Aronian, Levon28581-045B06London2018
2Aronian, Levon2858Caruana, Fabiano27670-150A45London2018
3Caruana, Fabiano2767Aronian, Levon28580-177C63London2018
4Aronian, Levon2858Caruana, Fabiano27671-076A45London2018
5Caruana, Fabiano2766Aronian, Levon28021-053C65London2018
6Aronian, Levon2802Caruana, Fabiano27661/2-1/246E10London2018
7Aronian, Levon2765Caruana, Fabiano28321/2-1/221C42London2018
8Caruana, Fabiano2832Aronian, Levon27651/2-1/228C65London2018
9Caruana, Fabiano2767Nakamura, Hikaru28890-139E71London2018
10Nakamura, Hikaru2889Caruana, Fabiano27671-052A06London2018
11Caruana, Fabiano2767Nakamura, Hikaru28890-150E10London2018
12Nakamura, Hikaru2889Caruana, Fabiano27670-147A06London2018
13Caruana, Fabiano2766Nakamura, Hikaru28440-154E10London2018
14Nakamura, Hikaru2844Caruana, Fabiano27661/2-1/264A20London2018
15Nakamura, Hikaru2746Caruana, Fabiano28321/2-1/233C42London2018
16Caruana, Fabiano2832Nakamura, Hikaru27461/2-1/251E10London2018
17Carlsen, Magnus2880Caruana, Fabiano27891-051B40London2018
18Caruana, Fabiano2789Carlsen, Magnus28800-128B33London2018
19Carlsen, Magnus2880Caruana, Fabiano27891-055A22London2018
20Caruana, Fabiano2832Carlsen, Magnus28351/2-1/231B33London2018
21Carlsen, Magnus2835Caruana, Fabiano28321/2-1/255C42London2018
22Caruana, Fabiano2832Carlsen, Magnus28351/2-1/254B33London2018
23Carlsen, Magnus2835Caruana, Fabiano28321/2-1/256A29London2018
24Caruana, Fabiano2832Carlsen, Magnus28351/2-1/238B33London2018
25Carlsen, Magnus2835Caruana, Fabiano28321/2-1/240A46London2018
26Carlsen, Magnus2835Caruana, Fabiano28321/2-1/280C42London2018
27Caruana, Fabiano2832Carlsen, Magnus28351/2-1/233B31London2018
28Caruana, Fabiano2832Carlsen, Magnus28351/2-1/234B31London2018
29Carlsen, Magnus2835Caruana, Fabiano28321/2-1/234A29London2018
30Caruana, Fabiano2832Carlsen, Magnus28351/2-1/249B31London2018
31Carlsen, Magnus2835Caruana, Fabiano28321/2-1/249A46London2018
32Caruana, Fabiano2832Carlsen, Magnus28351/2-1/2115B31London2018
33Caruana, Fabiano2827Ding, Liren28041/2-1/223A16Batumi2018
34Aronian, Levon2780Caruana, Fabiano28271/2-1/228C42Batumi2018
35Aronian, Levon2780Caruana, Fabiano28271/2-1/227C42Batumi2018
36Duda, Jan Krzysztof2739Caruana, Fabiano28271/2-1/2118A28Batumi2018
37Caruana, Fabiano2827Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar28201-064C80Batumi2018
38Saric, Ivan2689Caruana, Fabiano28271/2-1/254C65Batumi2018
39Kadric, Denis2543Caruana, Fabiano28270-134B23Batumi2018
40Caruana, Fabiano2827Gelfand, Boris27031-033B31Batumi2018
41Caruana, Fabiano2827Anand, Viswanathan27711-026E03Batumi2018
42Giri, Anish2780Caruana, Fabiano28271/2-1/232C67Batumi2018
43Tutisani, Noe2471Caruana, Fabiano28271/2-1/249C70Batumi2018
44Caruana, Fabiano2822So, Wesley27801-062E20Saint Louis2018
45So, Wesley2780Caruana, Fabiano28221/2-1/233E04Saint Louis2018
46So, Wesley2780Caruana, Fabiano28221/2-1/235C42Saint Louis2018
47Caruana, Fabiano2822Anand, Viswanathan27681/2-1/239E10Saint Louis2018
48Carlsen, Magnus2842Caruana, Fabiano28221/2-1/241C42Saint Louis2018
49Caruana, Fabiano2822Karjakin, Sergey27731-030E20Saint Louis2018
50Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2779Caruana, Fabiano28221/2-1/239C42Saint Louis2018