Caruana, Fabiano Age 26


Live Rating
FIDE Rating
#2 (active)
United States
#1 (active)
2844 - 01 Oct 2014
2817 World #3 (active)
2804 World #8 (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, Fabiano2819Carlsen, Magnus28751/2-1/256B31The Stavanger region2019
2Aronian, Levon2752Caruana, Fabiano28190-141A20The Stavanger region2019
3Caruana, Fabiano2819Anand, Viswanathan27671/2-1/268C80The Stavanger region2019
4Grischuk, Alexander2775Caruana, Fabiano28191/2-1/243B33The Stavanger region2019
5Yu, Yangyi2738Caruana, Fabiano28191/2-1/228E04The Stavanger region2019
6Caruana, Fabiano2819So, Wesley27541/2-1/237C53The Stavanger region2019
7Ding, Liren2805Caruana, Fabiano28191-077A45The Stavanger region2019
8Caruana, Fabiano2819Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27791-060B97The Stavanger region2019
9Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2774Caruana, Fabiano28191/2-1/232A28The Stavanger region2019
10So, Wesley2759Caruana, Fabiano28041-043E92The Stavanger region2019
11Caruana, Fabiano2804Carlsen, Magnus29230-138B06The Stavanger region2019
12Yu, Yangyi2705Caruana, Fabiano28041-098B40The Stavanger region2019
13Caruana, Fabiano2804Ding, Liren27731/2-1/237C77The Stavanger region2019
14Aronian, Levon2827Caruana, Fabiano28041/2-1/239C16The Stavanger region2019
15Caruana, Fabiano2804Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime29211-037B23The Stavanger region2019
16Caruana, Fabiano2804Anand, Viswanathan27471-040A20The Stavanger region2019
17Grischuk, Alexander2750Caruana, Fabiano28041-048A06The Stavanger region2019
18Caruana, Fabiano2804Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar27570-138B13The Stavanger region2019
19Caruana, Fabiano2819Aronian, Levon27631/2-1/243C89Karlsruhe2019
20Meier, Georg2628Caruana, Fabiano28190-151B31Karlsruhe2019
21Caruana, Fabiano2819Naiditsch, Arkadij26951-033E01Karlsruhe2019
22Vallejo Pons, Francisco2693Caruana, Fabiano28191/2-1/221C48Karlsruhe2019
23Anand, Viswanathan2774Caruana, Fabiano28191/2-1/240C67Karlsruhe2019
24Caruana, Fabiano2819Carlsen, Magnus28451/2-1/271B33Karlsruhe2019
25Keymer, Vincent2516Caruana, Fabiano28190-142E11Karlsruhe2019
26Caruana, Fabiano2819Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27731/2-1/249B23Karlsruhe2019
27Svidler, Peter2735Caruana, Fabiano28191/2-1/240B33Karlsruhe2019
28Shankland, Samuel L2731Caruana, Fabiano28281/2-1/239E11Saint Louis2019
29Caruana, Fabiano2828Lenderman, Aleksandr26371-047C42Saint Louis2019
30Akobian, Varuzhan2625Caruana, Fabiano28280-149A80Saint Louis2019
31Caruana, Fabiano2828So, Wesley27621/2-1/235E04Saint Louis2019
32Gareyev, Timur2557Caruana, Fabiano28280-1125D27Saint Louis2019
33Caruana, Fabiano2828Xiong, Jeffery26631-045C65Saint Louis2019
34Nakamura, Hikaru2746Caruana, Fabiano28281/2-1/231B33Saint Louis2019
35Caruana, Fabiano2828Dominguez Perez, Leinier27391/2-1/285E06Saint Louis2019
36Liang, Awonder2590Caruana, Fabiano28281/2-1/234B22Saint Louis2019
37Caruana, Fabiano2828Robson, Ray26671/2-1/238C45Saint Louis2019
38Sevian, Samuel2642Caruana, Fabiano28281/2-1/243B33Saint Louis2019
39Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2790Caruana, Fabiano28281/2-1/231E10Germany2019
40Caruana, Fabiano2828Shankland, Samuel L27311/2-1/248B48Germany2019
41Leko, Peter2660Caruana, Fabiano28281-061E10Germany2019
42Caruana, Fabiano2828Harikrishna, Pentala27260-132A01Saint Louis2019
43Harikrishna, Pentala2726Caruana, Fabiano28280-135B90Saint Louis2019
44Caruana, Fabiano2828Harikrishna, Pentala27261-038E04Saint Louis2019
45Harikrishna, Pentala2726Caruana, Fabiano28280-148D37Saint Louis2019
46Caruana, Fabiano2828Harikrishna, Pentala27260-161C77Saint Louis2019
47Harikrishna, Pentala2726Caruana, Fabiano28280-143D37Saint Louis2019
48Caruana, Fabiano2828Harikrishna, Pentala27261/2-1/234C42Saint Louis2019
49Harikrishna, Pentala2641Caruana, Fabiano27700-136E53Saint Louis2019
50Caruana, Fabiano2770Harikrishna, Pentala26410-133E46Saint Louis2019