Caruana, Fabiano Age 28


Live Rating
FIDE Rating
#2 (active)
United States
#1 (active)
2844 - 01 Oct 2014
2773 World #11 (active)
2711 World #38 (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 
1Caruana, Fabiano2828Tari, Aryan26331-038C84The Stavanger region2020
2Caruana, Fabiano2828Tari, Aryan26331/2-1/250C88The Stavanger region2020
3Duda, Jan-Krzysztof2757Caruana, Fabiano28280-130A09The Stavanger region2020
4Duda, Jan Krzysztof2757Caruana, Fabiano28281/2-1/263B48The Stavanger region2020
5Caruana, Fabiano2828Firouzja, Alireza27281-049B12The Stavanger region2020
6Caruana, Fabiano2828Firouzja, Alireza27281/2-1/260B12The Stavanger region2020
7Caruana, Fabiano2828Carlsen, Magnus28630-152C67The Stavanger region2020
8Caruana, Fabiano2828Carlsen, Magnus28631/2-1/239B31The Stavanger region2020
9Aronian, Levon2767Caruana, Fabiano28280-138B40The Stavanger region2020
10Caruana, Fabiano2828Aronian, Levon27670-152E20The Stavanger region2020
11Carlsen, Magnus2863Caruana, Fabiano28281-051E32The Stavanger region2020
12Firouzja, Alireza2728Caruana, Fabiano28281-073D04The Stavanger region2020
13Firouzja, Alireza2728Caruana, Fabiano28281/2-1/236A08The Stavanger region2020
14Caruana, Fabiano2828Duda, Jan Krzysztof27571-094D10The Stavanger region2020
15Tari, Aryan2633Caruana, Fabiano28280-155B47The Stavanger region2020
16Caruana, Fabiano2835Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar27641/2-1/220B40Karlsruhe2020
17Caruana, Fabiano2835Fressinet, Laurent26351/2-1/255C80Karlsruhe2020
18L'Ami, Erwin2620Caruana, Fabiano28351-049E10Karlsruhe2020
19Caruana, Fabiano2835Gumularz, Szymon25181-027B06Karlsruhe2020
20Kamsky, Gata2674Caruana, Fabiano28350-170A48Karlsruhe2020
21Svidler, Peter2723Caruana, Fabiano28351/2-1/ INT2020
22Caruana, Fabiano2835Firouzja, INT2020
23Caruana, Fabiano2835Dominguez Perez, INT2020
24So, Wesley2770Caruana, Fabiano28351/2-1/ INT2020
25Caruana, Fabiano2835Nakamura, INT2020
26Kasparov, Garry2812Caruana, INT2020
27Carlsen, Magnus2863Caruana, INT2020
28Caruana, Fabiano2835Vachier-Lagrave, INT2020
29Aronian, Levon2773Caruana, Fabiano28351/2-1/ INT2020
30Caruana, Fabiano2835Carlsen, INT2020
31Carlsen, Magnus2863Caruana, INT2020
32Caruana, Fabiano2835Carlsen, Magnus28631/2-1/ INT2020
33Carlsen, Magnus2881Caruana, Fabiano27731/2-1/ INT2020
34Caruana, Fabiano2773Carlsen, INT2020
35Carlsen, Magnus2881Caruana, INT2020
36Giri, Anish2764Caruana, Fabiano28351/2-1/ INT2020
37Caruana, Fabiano2835Radjabov, Teimour27651/2-1/ INT2020
38Caruana, Fabiano2835Vachier-Lagrave, INT2020
39Nepomniachtchi, Ian2784Caruana, INT2020
40Ding, Liren2791Caruana, Fabiano28351/2-1/ INT2020
41Caruana, Fabiano2835Giri, INT2020
42Radjabov, Teimour2765Caruana, INT2020
43Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2778Caruana, INT2020
44Caruana, Fabiano2835Nepomniachtchi, INT2020
45Caruana, Fabiano2835Ding, Liren27911/2-1/ INT2020
46Carlsen, Magnus2863Caruana, INT2020
47Caruana, Fabiano2835Carlsen, INT2020
48Carlsen, Magnus2863Caruana, INT2020
49Caruana, Fabiano2835Carlsen, INT2020
50Carlsen, Magnus2863Caruana, Fabiano28351/2-1/ INT2020