Caruana, Fabiano Age 29


Live Rating
FIDE Rating
#4 (active)
United States
#1 (active)
2844 - 01 Oct 2014
2770 World #8 (active)
2803 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. 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, Fabiano2765Aronian, Levon27671/2-1/231C48Riga2021
2Aronian, Levon2767Caruana, Fabiano27650-137A45Riga2021
3Korobov, Anton2718Caruana, Fabiano27651/2-1/260E10Riga2021
4Caruana, Fabiano2765Korobov, Anton27181/2-1/259B51Riga2021
5Caruana, Fabiano2765Onischuk, Vladimir26031/2-1/243A10Riga2021
6Onischuk, Vladimir2603Caruana, Fabiano27650-189C53Riga2021
7Caruana, Fabiano2765Erigaisi Arjun26161-053D12Riga2021
8Erigaisi Arjun2616Caruana, Fabiano27651-030A06Riga2021
9Svidler, Peter2709Caruana, Fabiano27651/2-1/226A20Riga2021
10Caruana, Fabiano2765Svidler, Peter27091/2-1/249B96Riga2021
11Caruana, Fabiano2765Dubov, Daniil27471-047B56Riga2021
12Dubov, Daniil2747Caruana, Fabiano27650-140A46Riga2021
13Shevchenko, Kirill2574Caruana, Fabiano27650-125C77Riga2021
14Caruana, Fabiano2765Shevchenko, Kirill25741-062A48Riga2021
15Vokhidov, Shamsiddin2616Caruana, Fabiano27651/2-1/255C84Riga2021
16Caruana, Fabiano2765Vokhidov, Shamsiddin26161-031A29Riga2021
17Caruana, Fabiano2765Tabatabaei, M. Amin25551-039A46Riga2021
18Tabatabaei, M. Amin2555Caruana, Fabiano27650-167A46Riga2021
19Caruana, Fabiano2800Predke, Alexandr26661/2-1/246C84Riga2021
20Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2763Caruana, Fabiano28001/2-1/253C88Riga2021
21Caruana, Fabiano2800Firouzja, Alireza27701-054B12Riga2021
22Grandelius, Nils2662Caruana, Fabiano28000-168B30Riga2021
23Caruana, Fabiano2800Sevian, Samuel26541/2-1/236E20Riga2021
24Najer, Evgeniy2654Caruana, Fabiano28001/2-1/258B40Riga2021
25Caruana, Fabiano2800Howell, David26581-034C65Riga2021
26Swiercz, Dariusz2647Caruana, Fabiano28001/2-1/243E10Riga2021
27Caruana, Fabiano2800Saric, Ivan26441/2-1/273B40Riga2021
28Nihal Sarin2652Caruana, Fabiano28001/2-1/257D32Riga2021
29Caruana, Fabiano2800Chigaev, Maksim26391-034B90Riga2021
30Sevian, Samuel2597Caruana, Fabiano27750-149C28Saint Louis2021
31Caruana, Fabiano2775So, Wesley27660-146A16Saint Louis2021
32Caruana, Fabiano2800Shankland, Samuel L27141/2-1/266A46Saint Louis2021
33Lenderman, Aleksandr2607Caruana, Fabiano28000-159D70Saint Louis2021
34Caruana, Fabiano2800Swiercz, Dariusz26471-044A29Saint Louis2021
35Xiong, Jeffery2700Caruana, Fabiano28001/2-1/240A06Saint Louis2021
36Caruana, Fabiano2800Robson, Ray26691-090A22Saint Louis2021
37Sevian, Samuel2654Caruana, Fabiano28001-042C47Saint Louis2021
38Caruana, Fabiano2800Naroditsky, Daniel26230-157C72Saint Louis2021
39So, Wesley2778Caruana, Fabiano28001/2-1/226E32Saint Louis2021
40Caruana, Fabiano2800Burke, John M25541-029C77Saint Louis2021
41Dominguez Perez, Leinier2760Caruana, Fabiano28001/2-1/2108C82Saint Louis2021
42Caruana, Fabiano2800Bruzon Batista, Lazaro26451/2-1/244C65Saint Louis2021
43Rapport, Richard2763Caruana, Fabiano28061/2-1/262B44Saint Louis2021
44Caruana, Fabiano2806Svidler, Peter27141/2-1/242C53Saint Louis2021
45Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2782Caruana, Fabiano28060-138E20Saint Louis2021
46Caruana, Fabiano2806Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27511/2-1/246B90Saint Louis2021
47Xiong, Jeffery2710Caruana, Fabiano28061-036A08Saint Louis2021
48Caruana, Fabiano2806So, Wesley27721/2-1/253A30Saint Louis2021
49Caruana, Fabiano2806Swiercz, Dariusz26551-047B30Saint Louis2021
50Dominguez Perez, Leinier2758Caruana, Fabiano28061/2-1/251C55Saint Louis2021