Caruana, Fabiano Age 27


Live Rating
FIDE Rating
#2 (active)
United States
#1 (active)
2844 - 01 Oct 2014
2773 World #12 (active)
2711 World #37 (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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Recent Games (Find more games)

#White PlayerRatingBlack PlayerRatingResultMovesECOSiteYear 
1Artemiev, Vladislav2731Caruana, Fabiano28220-166A07Wijk aan Zee2020
2Caruana, Fabiano2822Duda, Jan Krzysztof27581-049E06Wijk aan Zee2020
3Kovalev, Vladislav2660Caruana, Fabiano28220-136C78Wijk aan Zee2020
4Caruana, Fabiano2822Firouzja, Alireza27231-048E71Wijk aan Zee2020
5Vitiugov, Nikita2747Caruana, Fabiano28221/2-1/223E32Wijk aan Zee2020
6Caruana, Fabiano2822Anand, Viswanathan27581-061E10Wijk aan Zee2020
7Caruana, Fabiano2822Dubov, Daniil26831-079B31Wijk aan Zee2020
8Carlsen, Magnus2872Caruana, Fabiano28221/2-1/228E10Wijk aan Zee2020
9Caruana, Fabiano2822Van Foreest, Jorden26441/2-1/235A20Wijk aan Zee2020
10Xiong, Jeffery2712Caruana, Fabiano28221/2-1/236E21Wijk aan Zee2020
11Caruana, Fabiano2822Yu, Yangyi27261-048C43Wijk aan Zee2020
12Giri, Anish2768Caruana, Fabiano28221/2-1/263E32Wijk aan Zee2020
13Caruana, Fabiano2822So, Wesley27651/2-1/233D94Wijk aan Zee2020
14Caruana, Fabiano2774Aronian, Levon28181/2-1/247C65Bucharest2019
15Le, Quang Liem2680Caruana, Fabiano27741-036B47Bucharest2019
16Caruana, Fabiano2774Korobov, Anton27711-034B90Bucharest2019
17Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2740Caruana, Fabiano27741-034E32Bucharest2019
18Karjakin, Sergey2829Caruana, Fabiano27741-058B40Bucharest2019
19Caruana, Fabiano2774Giri, Anish27401/2-1/261B23Bucharest2019
20So, Wesley2763Caruana, Fabiano27741-018A06Bucharest2019
21Caruana, Fabiano2774Artemiev, Vladislav27790-132B28Bucharest2019
22Anand, Viswanathan2791Caruana, Fabiano27741-062C16Bucharest2019
23Aronian, Levon2818Caruana, Fabiano27741/2-1/239C58Bucharest2019
24Caruana, Fabiano2774Le, Quang Liem26801/2-1/294B31Bucharest2019
25Korobov, Anton2771Caruana, Fabiano27741-050E54Bucharest2019
26Caruana, Fabiano2774Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar27400-168C77Bucharest2019
27Caruana, Fabiano2774Karjakin, Sergey28291-028A16Bucharest2019
28Giri, Anish2740Caruana, Fabiano27741/2-1/281A06Bucharest2019
29Caruana, Fabiano2774So, Wesley27630-150A30Bucharest2019
30Artemiev, Vladislav2779Caruana, Fabiano27741/2-1/254D00Bucharest2019
31Caruana, Fabiano2774Anand, Viswanathan27911-055C65Bucharest2019
32Korobov, Anton2798Caruana, Fabiano27911/2-1/251D31Bucharest2019
33Caruana, Fabiano2791Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar27340-150C53Bucharest2019
34Anand, Viswanathan2757Caruana, Fabiano27911-034C55Bucharest2019
35Caruana, Fabiano2791Artemiev, Vladislav27680-130A21Bucharest2019
36Le, Quang Liem2746Caruana, Fabiano27910-134E54Bucharest2019
37Caruana, Fabiano2791Karjakin, Sergey27561-099A16Bucharest2019
38Caruana, Fabiano2791So, Wesley28021-036C53Bucharest2019
39Giri, Anish2705Caruana, Fabiano27911/2-1/268A40Bucharest2019
40Caruana, Fabiano2791Aronian, Levon27680-149A29Bucharest2019
41Nakamura, Hikaru2745Caruana, Fabiano28121/2-1/231C42Douglas2019
42Caruana, Fabiano2812Anton Guijarro, David26741-058A27Douglas2019
43Carlsen, Magnus2876Caruana, Fabiano28121/2-1/225A28Douglas2019
44Caruana, Fabiano2812Aronian, Levon27581/2-1/238A29Douglas2019
45Grischuk, Alexander2759Caruana, Fabiano28121/2-1/242A20Douglas2019
46Caruana, Fabiano2812Fedoseev, Vladimir26641-044B31Douglas2019
47McShane, Luke J2682Caruana, Fabiano28121/2-1/285C48Douglas2019
48Caruana, Fabiano2812Wang, Hao27261/2-1/246C42Douglas2019
49Shirov, Alexei2664Caruana, Fabiano28120-152B90Douglas2019
50Caruana, Fabiano2812Sevian, Samuel26541-053A20Douglas2019