Caruana, Fabiano Age 30


Live Rating
FIDE Rating
#6 (active)
United States
#2 (active)
2844 - 01 Oct 2014
2747 World #11 (active)
2847 World #3 (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. Challenged Magnus Carlsen for the world championship in London in November 2018, losing in the rapid tiebreak by 3-0 after drawing the classical portion of the match 6-6.

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 and 2020, 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 in 2018, In 2020, he won the Category 20 Tata Masters in 2020 with a round to spare, scoring a stunning 10/13 (+7 =6) - 2 points ahead of 2nd placed Carlsen - and a TPR of 2944.

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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#White PlayerRatingBlack PlayerRatingResultMovesECOSiteYear 
1Caruana, Fabiano2763Aronian, Levon27551/2-1/234C67Saint Louis2022
2Shankland, Samuel L2712Caruana, Fabiano27631/2-1/239A30Saint Louis2022
3Caruana, Fabiano2763Xiong, Jeffery26901/2-1/257D35Saint Louis2022
4Yoo, Christopher Woojin2563Caruana, Fabiano27631/2-1/268A04Saint Louis2022
5Caruana, Fabiano2763Liang, Awonder26081/2-1/277C42Saint Louis2022
6Sevian, Samuel2684Caruana, Fabiano27631/2-1/247E20Saint Louis2022
7Caruana, Fabiano2763Lenderman, Aleksandr25351-051D11Saint Louis2022
8Moradiabadi, Elshan2534Caruana, Fabiano27630-144B46Saint Louis2022
9Caruana, Fabiano2763So, Wesley27741/2-1/275C67Saint Louis2022
10Niemann, Hans Moke2699Caruana, Fabiano27630-180E32Saint Louis2022
11Caruana, Fabiano2763Swiercz, Dariusz26521-098C65Saint Louis2022
12Robson, Ray2690Caruana, Fabiano27631/2-1/247E10Saint Louis2022
13Caruana, Fabiano2763Dominguez Perez, Leinier27471/2-1/247C67Saint Louis2022
14Niemann, Hans Moke2688Caruana, Fabiano27580-169A21Saint Louis2022
15Caruana, Fabiano2758Aronian, Levon27591/2-1/245C65Saint Louis2022
16Nepomniachtchi, Ian2792Caruana, Fabiano27581/2-1/253B40Saint Louis2022
17Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2757Caruana, Fabiano27581/2-1/243E10Saint Louis2022
18Caruana, Fabiano2758Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27571-092B90Saint Louis2022
19So, Wesley2771Caruana, Fabiano27581-067C42Saint Louis2022
20Caruana, Fabiano2758Dominguez Perez, Leinier27451/2-1/246C42Saint Louis2022
21Firouzja, Alireza2778Caruana, Fabiano27581/2-1/234A30Saint Louis2022
22Caruana, Fabiano2847Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar27101-059E10Saint Louis2022
23Xiong, Jeffery2714Caruana, Fabiano28470-136A46Saint Louis2022
24Caruana, Fabiano2847Shankland, Samuel L26451-045A04Saint Louis2022
25Nepomniachtchi, Ian2791Caruana, Fabiano28471/2-1/252C35Saint Louis2022
26Caruana, Fabiano2847Firouzja, Alireza27950-155A13Saint Louis2022
27Dominguez Perez, Leinier2708Caruana, Fabiano28470-129C72Saint Louis2022
28Caruana, Fabiano2847Aronian, Levon28501/2-1/270C67Saint Louis2022
29Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2812Caruana, Fabiano28470-138C42Saint Louis2022
30Caruana, Fabiano2847Nakamura, Hikaru28500-174A16Saint Louis2022
31Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2710Caruana, Fabiano28471/2-1/257E10Saint Louis2022
32Caruana, Fabiano2847Xiong, Jeffery27140-155D00Saint Louis2022
33Shankland, Samuel L2645Caruana, Fabiano28470-160B33Saint Louis2022
34Caruana, Fabiano2847Nepomniachtchi, Ian27911/2-1/262C42Saint Louis2022
35Firouzja, Alireza2795Caruana, Fabiano28471/2-1/275A20Saint Louis2022
36Caruana, Fabiano2847Dominguez Perez, Leinier27081-037A17Saint Louis2022
37Aronian, Levon2850Caruana, Fabiano28470-158A48Saint Louis2022
38Caruana, Fabiano2847Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime28121/2-1/251A05Saint Louis2022
39Nakamura, Hikaru2850Caruana, Fabiano28471-046A20Saint Louis2022
40Nakamura, Hikaru2837Caruana, Fabiano27660-178A20Saint Louis2022
41Caruana, Fabiano2766Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar26950-192C50Saint Louis2022
42Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2763Caruana, Fabiano27661-040C67Saint Louis2022
43Caruana, Fabiano2766Aronian, Levon27281/2-1/236E46Saint Louis2022
44Firouzja, Alireza2704Caruana, Fabiano27660-126C65Saint Louis2022
45Caruana, Fabiano2766Dominguez Perez, Leinier27051/2-1/245C42Saint Louis2022
46Caruana, Fabiano2766Nepomniachtchi, Ian27951/2-1/287E41Saint Louis2022
47Xiong, Jeffery2725Caruana, Fabiano27661-075A22Saint Louis2022
48Caruana, Fabiano2766Shankland, Samuel L26161/2-1/2118C50Saint Louis2022
49Harikrishna, Pentala2720Caruana, Fabiano27831/2-1/218E32Chennai2022
50Caruana, Fabiano2783Yilmaz, Mustafa26341-028B90Chennai2022