Caruana, Fabiano Age 30


Live Rating
FIDE Rating
#5 (active)
United States
#1 (active)
2844 - 01 Oct 2014
2766 World #7 (active)
2847 World #3 (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 
1Harikrishna, Pentala2720Caruana, Fabiano27831/2-1/218E32Chennai2022
2Caruana, Fabiano2783Yilmaz, Mustafa26341-028B90Chennai2022
3Mastrovasilis, Dimitrios2599Caruana, Fabiano27830-137B33Chennai2022
4Caruana, Fabiano2783Gukesh D26840-145B31Chennai2022
5Sargissian, Gabriel2698Caruana, Fabiano27831-057E15Chennai2022
6Caruana, Fabiano2783Maghsoodloo, Parham27011-048B90Chennai2022
7Boruchovsky, Avital2551Caruana, Fabiano27831/2-1/232A21Chennai2022
8Caruana, Fabiano2783Abdusattorov, Nodirbek26880-162D00Chennai2022
9Jobava, Baadur2585Caruana, Fabiano27831/2-1/236A05Chennai IND2022
10Caruana, Fabiano2783Bachmann, Axel25881/2-1/235C64Chennai2022
11Caruana, Fabiano2783Van Foreest, Jorden26781/2-1/249A06Germany2022
12Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2759Caruana, Fabiano27831/2-1/237A20Germany2022
13Keymer, Vincent2686Caruana, Fabiano27831/2-1/257E10Germany2022
14Niemann, Hans Moke2688Caruana, Fabiano27830-177C53Germany2022
15Caruana, Fabiano2783Firouzja, Alireza27930-163C65Madrid2022
16Radjabov, Teimour2753Caruana, Fabiano27831/2-1/231E04Madrid2022
17Rapport, Richard2764Caruana, Fabiano27831/2-1/252C65Madrid2022
18Caruana, Fabiano2783Ding, Liren28060-178C88Madrid2022
19Duda, Jan Krzysztof2750Caruana, Fabiano27831-057C53Madrid2022
20Caruana, Fabiano2783Nepomniachtchi, Ian27661/2-1/240C42Madrid2022
21Nakamura, Hikaru2760Caruana, Fabiano27831-074C82Madrid2022
22Caruana, Fabiano2783Radjabov, Teimour27531-056B28Madrid2022
23Firouzja, Alireza2793Caruana, Fabiano27830-142E06Madrid2022
24Caruana, Fabiano2783Rapport, Richard27641/2-1/224B46Madrid2022
25Ding, Liren2806Caruana, Fabiano27831/2-1/264E10Madrid2022
26Caruana, Fabiano2783Duda, Jan Krzysztof27501/2-1/251B90Madrid2022
27Nepomniachtchi, Ian2766Caruana, Fabiano27831/2-1/233C55Madrid2022
28Caruana, Fabiano2783Nakamura, Hikaru27601-050C65Madrid2022
29Aronian, Levon2773Caruana, Fabiano27441/2-1/238B90Warsaw2022
30Caruana, Fabiano2744So, Wesley28141-080D26Warsaw2022
31Anand, Viswanathan2758Caruana, Fabiano27441/2-1/276B52Warsaw2022
32Caruana, Fabiano2744Shevchenko, Kirill26240-159D12Warsaw2022
33Gavrilescu, David2367Caruana, Fabiano27440-169B30Warsaw2022
34Caruana, Fabiano2744Korobov, Anton26501-044A16Warsaw2022
35Duda, Jan Krzysztof2760Caruana, Fabiano27440-159A21Warsaw2022
36Caruana, Fabiano2744Wojtaszek, Radoslaw26100-156B23Warsaw2022
37Rapport, Richard2646Caruana, Fabiano27440-149B23Warsaw2022
38Caruana, Fabiano2744Aronian, Levon27731/2-1/257A18Warsaw2022
39So, Wesley2814Caruana, Fabiano27440-136C42Warsaw2022
40Caruana, Fabiano2744Anand, Viswanathan27581-045C42Warsaw2022
41Shevchenko, Kirill2624Caruana, Fabiano27440-153C49Warsaw2022
42Caruana, Fabiano2744Gavrilescu, David23671-052A13Warsaw2022
43Korobov, Anton2650Caruana, Fabiano27440-146A21Warsaw2022
44Caruana, Fabiano2744Duda, Jan Krzysztof27601/2-1/262C67Warsaw2022
45Wojtaszek, Radoslaw2610Caruana, Fabiano27440-158A53Warsaw2022
46Caruana, Fabiano2744Rapport, Richard26461-048E73Warsaw2022
47Caruana, Fabiano2790Shevchenko, Kirill25731/2-1/254D12Warsaw2022
48Anand, Viswanathan2675Caruana, Fabiano27901/2-1/227C42Warsaw2022
49Caruana, Fabiano2790So, Wesley27701/2-1/292C65Warsaw2022
50Wojtaszek, Radoslaw2647Caruana, Fabiano27901/2-1/252E10Warsaw2022