Caruana, Fabiano Age 26


Live Rating
FIDE Rating
#2 (active)
United States
#1 (active)
2844 - 01 Oct 2014
2772 World #14 (active)
2770 World #14 (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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#White PlayerRatingBlack PlayerRatingResultMovesECOSiteYear 
1Caruana, Fabiano2828Edouard, INT2019
2Caruana, Fabiano2828Tan, INT2019
3Movsesian, Sergei2629Caruana, Fabiano28281/2-1/ INT2019
4Royal, Shreyas1892Caruana, INT2019
5Caruana, Fabiano2767Aronian, Levon28581-045B06London2018
6Aronian, Levon2858Caruana, Fabiano27670-150A45London2018
7Caruana, Fabiano2767Aronian, Levon28580-177C63London2018
8Aronian, Levon2858Caruana, Fabiano27671-076A45London2018
9Caruana, Fabiano2766Aronian, Levon28021-053C65London2018
10Aronian, Levon2802Caruana, Fabiano27661/2-1/246E10London2018
11Aronian, Levon2765Caruana, Fabiano28321/2-1/221C42London2018
12Caruana, Fabiano2832Aronian, Levon27651/2-1/228C65London2018
13Caruana, Fabiano2767Nakamura, Hikaru28890-139E71London2018
14Nakamura, Hikaru2889Caruana, Fabiano27671-052A06London2018
15Caruana, Fabiano2767Nakamura, Hikaru28890-150E10London2018
16Nakamura, Hikaru2889Caruana, Fabiano27670-147A06London2018
17Caruana, Fabiano2766Nakamura, Hikaru28440-154E10London2018
18Nakamura, Hikaru2844Caruana, Fabiano27661/2-1/264A20London2018
19Nakamura, Hikaru2746Caruana, Fabiano28321/2-1/233C42London2018
20Caruana, Fabiano2832Nakamura, Hikaru27461/2-1/251E10London2018
21Carlsen, Magnus2880Caruana, Fabiano27891-051B40London2018
22Caruana, Fabiano2789Carlsen, Magnus28800-128B33London2018
23Carlsen, Magnus2880Caruana, Fabiano27891-055A22London2018
24Caruana, Fabiano2832Carlsen, Magnus28351/2-1/231B33London2018
25Carlsen, Magnus2835Caruana, Fabiano28321/2-1/255C42London2018
26Caruana, Fabiano2832Carlsen, Magnus28351/2-1/254B33London2018
27Carlsen, Magnus2835Caruana, Fabiano28321/2-1/256A29London2018
28Caruana, Fabiano2832Carlsen, Magnus28351/2-1/238B33London2018
29Carlsen, Magnus2835Caruana, Fabiano28321/2-1/240A46London2018
30Carlsen, Magnus2835Caruana, Fabiano28321/2-1/280C42London2018
31Caruana, Fabiano2832Carlsen, Magnus28351/2-1/233B31London2018
32Caruana, Fabiano2832Carlsen, Magnus28351/2-1/234B31London2018
33Carlsen, Magnus2835Caruana, Fabiano28321/2-1/234A29London2018
34Caruana, Fabiano2832Carlsen, Magnus28351/2-1/249B31London2018
35Carlsen, Magnus2835Caruana, Fabiano28321/2-1/249A46London2018
36Caruana, Fabiano2832Carlsen, Magnus28351/2-1/2115B31London2018
37Caruana, Fabiano2827Ding, Liren28041/2-1/223A16Batumi2018
38Aronian, Levon2780Caruana, Fabiano28271/2-1/228C42Batumi2018
39Aronian, Levon2780Caruana, Fabiano28271/2-1/227C42Batumi2018
40Duda, Jan Krzysztof2739Caruana, Fabiano28271/2-1/2118A28Batumi2018
41Caruana, Fabiano2827Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar28201-064C80Batumi2018
42Saric, Ivan2689Caruana, Fabiano28271/2-1/254C65Batumi2018
43Kadric, Denis2543Caruana, Fabiano28270-134B23Batumi2018
44Caruana, Fabiano2827Gelfand, Boris27031-033B31Batumi2018
45Caruana, Fabiano2827Anand, Viswanathan27711-026E03Batumi2018
46Giri, Anish2780Caruana, Fabiano28271/2-1/232C67Batumi2018
47Tutisani, Noe2471Caruana, Fabiano28271/2-1/249C70Batumi2018
48Caruana, Fabiano2822So, Wesley27801-062E20Saint Louis2018
49So, Wesley2780Caruana, Fabiano28221/2-1/233E04Saint Louis2018
50So, Wesley2780Caruana, Fabiano28221/2-1/235C42Saint Louis2018