Caruana, Fabiano Age 28


Live Rating
FIDE Rating
#2 (active)
United States
#1 (active)
2844 - 01 Oct 2014
2773 World #11 (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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#White PlayerRatingBlack PlayerRatingResultMovesECOSiteYear 
1Caruana, Fabiano2711Firouzja, Alireza27701-065B30Paris2021
2Kramnik, Vladimir2797Caruana, Fabiano27111/2-1/240C55Paris2021
3Caruana, Fabiano2711Aronian, Levon27391/2-1/278E46Paris2021
4Svidler, Peter2754Caruana, Fabiano27110-163B23Paris2021
5Caruana, Fabiano2711Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime28221/2-1/256A05Paris2021
6Radjabov, Teimour2757Caruana, Fabiano27110-144A05Paris2021
7Rapport, Richard2759Caruana, Fabiano27111-062A08Paris2021
8Caruana, Fabiano2711Nepomniachtchi, Ian27851/2-1/245A46Paris2021
9So, Wesley2816Caruana, Fabiano27111/2-1/273E47Paris2021
10Firouzja, Alireza2770Caruana, Fabiano27110-140C55Paris2021
11Caruana, Fabiano2711Kramnik, Vladimir27971/2-1/283E48Paris2021
12Aronian, Levon2739Caruana, Fabiano27111/2-1/255A46Paris2021
13Caruana, Fabiano2711Svidler, Peter27541/2-1/235B84Paris2021
14Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2822Caruana, Fabiano27111-050C78Paris2021
15Caruana, Fabiano2711Radjabov, Teimour27570-145D70Paris2021
16Caruana, Fabiano2711Rapport, Richard27591/2-1/274B40Paris2021
17Nepomniachtchi, Ian2785Caruana, Fabiano27111-064C55Paris2021
18Caruana, Fabiano2711So, Wesley28161/2-1/214C67Paris2021
19Rapport, Richard2727Caruana, Fabiano27731/2-1/251A08Paris2021
20Caruana, Fabiano2773Bacrot, Etienne26670-155B67Paris2021
21Caruana, Fabiano2773So, Wesley27410-129C67Paris2021
22Radjabov, Teimour2758Caruana, Fabiano27731/2-1/252E10Paris2021
23Caruana, Fabiano2773Svidler, Peter27421-043B42Paris2021
24Firouzja, Alireza2703Caruana, Fabiano27731/2-1/284C50Paris2021
25Caruana, Fabiano2773Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime28601/2-1/250A48Paris2021
26Aronian, Levon2778Caruana, Fabiano27731/2-1/243E10Paris2021
27Caruana, Fabiano2773Nepomniachtchi, Ian27781/2-1/241E53Paris2021
28Caruana, Fabiano2820Deac, Bogdan-Daniel26271/2-1/274A07Bucharest2021
29Grischuk, Alexander2776Caruana, Fabiano28201/2-1/266C78Bucharest2021
30Caruana, Fabiano2820Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar27700-148C65Bucharest2021
31Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2760Caruana, Fabiano28201/2-1/229C78Bucharest2021
32Caruana, Fabiano2820Giri, Anish27801/2-1/245C67Bucharest2021
33So, Wesley2770Caruana, Fabiano28201-052A20Bucharest2021
34Aronian, Levon2781Caruana, Fabiano28201/2-1/234D20Bucharest2021
35Caruana, Fabiano2820Lupulescu, Constantin26561-028C11Bucharest2021
36Radjabov, Teimour2765Caruana, Fabiano28201/2-1/218E10Bucharest2021
37Caruana, Fabiano2820Grischuk, Alexander27771/2-1/265B40Yekaterinburg2021
38Wang, Hao2763Caruana, Fabiano28200-142B40Yekaterinburg2021
39Caruana, Fabiano2820Giri, Anish27760-145B40Yekaterinburg2021
40Nepomniachtchi, Ian2789Caruana, Fabiano28201/2-1/241C47Yekaterinburg2021
41Caruana, Fabiano2820Ding, Liren27911/2-1/240C88Yekaterinburg2021
42Alekseenko, Kirill2696Caruana, Fabiano28201/2-1/259C55Yekaterinburg2021
43Caruana, Fabiano2820Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27581-074B97Yekaterinburg2021
44Tari, Aryan2625Caruana, Fabiano28231/2-1/242C01Wijk aan Zee2021
45Caruana, Fabiano2823Anton Guijarro, David26791/2-1/250E10Wijk aan Zee2021
46Firouzja, Alireza2749Caruana, Fabiano28231/2-1/261C53Wijk aan Zee2021
47Caruana, Fabiano2823Carlsen, Magnus28621/2-1/242E00Wijk aan Zee2021
48Wojtaszek, Radoslaw2705Caruana, Fabiano28230-139E94Wijk aan Zee2021
49Caruana, Fabiano2823Giri, Anish27641/2-1/248A45Wijk aan Zee2021
50Caruana, Fabiano2823Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27841-037B97Wijk aan Zee2021