Caruana, Fabiano Age 27


Live Rating
FIDE Rating
#2 (active)
United States
#1 (active)
2844 - 01 Oct 2014
2791 World #7 (active)
2774 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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Recent Games (Find more games)

#White PlayerRatingBlack PlayerRatingResultMovesECOSiteYear 
1Caruana, Fabiano2818Karjakin, Sergey27501/2-1/252A29Saint Louis2019
2Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2764Caruana, Fabiano28181/2-1/237E32Saint Louis2019
3Ding, Liren2805Caruana, Fabiano28181-057E10Saint Louis2019
4Caruana, Fabiano2818Anand, Viswanathan27561/2-1/244E10Saint Louis2019
5Giri, Anish2779Caruana, Fabiano28181/2-1/250E10Saint Louis2019
6Caruana, Fabiano2818Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27781/2-1/253B90Saint Louis2019
7So, Wesley2776Caruana, Fabiano28181/2-1/236A20Saint Louis2019
8Caruana, Fabiano2818Aronian, Levon27651-053C65Saint Louis2019
9Carlsen, Magnus2882Caruana, Fabiano28181/2-1/243E10Saint Louis2019
10Caruana, Fabiano2818Nepomniachtchi, Ian27741/2-1/235B90Saint Louis2019
11Nakamura, Hikaru2743Caruana, Fabiano28181/2-1/243C80Saint Louis2019
12Caruana, Fabiano2772Ding, Liren27790-126B13Saint Louis2019
13Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2787Caruana, Fabiano27720-142B20Saint Louis2019
14Caruana, Fabiano2772Karjakin, Sergey27980-1105C53Saint Louis2019
15Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2939Caruana, Fabiano27720-167B30Saint Louis2019
16Caruana, Fabiano2772Carlsen, Magnus29201-062C63Saint Louis2019
17Aronian, Levon2840Caruana, Fabiano27721/2-1/256A15Saint Louis2019
18Caruana, Fabiano2772Dominguez Perez, Leinier27031-043C65Saint Louis2019
19Yu, Yangyi2718Caruana, Fabiano27720-137C00Saint Louis2019
20Rapport, Richard2736Caruana, Fabiano27721-063A45Saint Louis2019
21Ding, Liren2779Caruana, Fabiano27721-043A20Saint Louis2019
22Caruana, Fabiano2772Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar27871/2-1/237C53Saint Louis2019
23Karjakin, Sergey2798Caruana, Fabiano27721-031A46Saint Louis2019
24Caruana, Fabiano2772Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime29390-130B90Saint Louis2019
25Carlsen, Magnus2920Caruana, Fabiano27721/2-1/247C77Saint Louis2019
26Caruana, Fabiano2772Aronian, Levon28401/2-1/247A16Saint Louis2019
27Dominguez Perez, Leinier2703Caruana, Fabiano27721/2-1/241C88Saint Louis2019
28Caruana, Fabiano2772Yu, Yangyi27180-142B40Saint Louis2019
29Caruana, Fabiano2772Rapport, Richard27360-151B06Saint Louis2019
30Caruana, Fabiano2807Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime28430-137D70Saint Louis2019
31Yu, Yangyi2775Caruana, Fabiano28071-033B20Saint Louis2019
32Caruana, Fabiano2807Aronian, Levon27040-152C88Saint Louis2019
33Rapport, Richard2719Caruana, Fabiano28070-165A07Saint Louis2019
34Dominguez Perez, Leinier2769Caruana, Fabiano28071/2-1/258C78Saint Louis2019
35Caruana, Fabiano2807Carlsen, Magnus28951-039B30Saint Louis2019
36Ding, Liren2786Caruana, Fabiano28071/2-1/238E10Saint Louis2019
37Caruana, Fabiano2807Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar27871/2-1/223C53Saint Louis2019
38Karjakin, Sergey2759Caruana, Fabiano28071/2-1/242A07Saint Louis2019
39Caruana, Fabiano2772Grischuk, Alexander27331-088B12Paris2019
40Dubov, Daniil2642Caruana, Fabiano27720-148E10Paris2019
41Caruana, Fabiano2772Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar27781-056B12Paris2019
42Duda, Jan Krzysztof2778Caruana, Fabiano27721-041A29Paris2019
43Caruana, Fabiano2772Anand, Viswanathan27300-152C53Paris2019
44Giri, Anish2770Caruana, Fabiano27721/2-1/251A08Paris2019
45Caruana, Fabiano2772Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime29481-048B92Paris2019
46Nakamura, Hikaru2902Caruana, Fabiano27721-069C78Paris2019
47Nepomniachtchi, Ian2815Caruana, Fabiano27721-049C16Paris2019
48Grischuk, Alexander2733Caruana, Fabiano27721/2-1/248E11Paris2019
49Caruana, Fabiano2772Dubov, Daniil26421-042B06Paris2019
50Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2778Caruana, Fabiano27720-157A45Paris2019