Caruana, Fabiano Age 27


Live Rating
FIDE Rating
#2 (active)
United States
#1 (active)
2844 - 01 Oct 2014
2807 World #4 (active)
2772 World #15 (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 
1So, Wesley2776Caruana, Fabiano28181/2-1/236A20Saint Louis2019
2Caruana, Fabiano2818Aronian, Levon27651-053C65Saint Louis2019
3Carlsen, Magnus2882Caruana, Fabiano28181/2-1/243E10Saint Louis2019
4Caruana, Fabiano2818Nepomniachtchi, Ian27741/2-1/235B90Saint Louis2019
5Nakamura, Hikaru2743Caruana, Fabiano28181/2-1/243C80Saint Louis2019
6Caruana, Fabiano2772Ding, Liren27790-126B13Saint Louis2019
7Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2787Caruana, Fabiano27720-142B20Saint Louis2019
8Caruana, Fabiano2772Karjakin, Sergey27980-1105C53Saint Louis2019
9Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2939Caruana, Fabiano27720-167B30Saint Louis2019
10Caruana, Fabiano2772Carlsen, Magnus29201-062C63Saint Louis2019
11Aronian, Levon2840Caruana, Fabiano27721/2-1/256A15Saint Louis2019
12Caruana, Fabiano2772Dominguez Perez, Leinier27031-043C65Saint Louis2019
13Yu, Yangyi2718Caruana, Fabiano27720-137C00Saint Louis2019
14Rapport, Richard2736Caruana, Fabiano27721-063A45Saint Louis2019
15Ding, Liren2779Caruana, Fabiano27721-043A20Saint Louis2019
16Caruana, Fabiano2772Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar27871/2-1/237C53Saint Louis2019
17Karjakin, Sergey2798Caruana, Fabiano27721-031A46Saint Louis2019
18Caruana, Fabiano2772Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime29390-130B90Saint Louis2019
19Carlsen, Magnus2920Caruana, Fabiano27721/2-1/247C77Saint Louis2019
20Caruana, Fabiano2772Aronian, Levon28401/2-1/247A16Saint Louis2019
21Dominguez Perez, Leinier2703Caruana, Fabiano27721/2-1/241C88Saint Louis2019
22Caruana, Fabiano2772Yu, Yangyi27180-142B40Saint Louis2019
23Caruana, Fabiano2772Rapport, Richard27360-151B06Saint Louis2019
24Caruana, Fabiano2807Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime28430-137D70Saint Louis2019
25Yu, Yangyi2775Caruana, Fabiano28071-033B20Saint Louis2019
26Caruana, Fabiano2807Aronian, Levon27040-152C88Saint Louis2019
27Rapport, Richard2719Caruana, Fabiano28070-165A07Saint Louis2019
28Dominguez Perez, Leinier2769Caruana, Fabiano28071/2-1/258C78Saint Louis2019
29Caruana, Fabiano2807Carlsen, Magnus28951-039B30Saint Louis2019
30Ding, Liren2786Caruana, Fabiano28071/2-1/238E10Saint Louis2019
31Caruana, Fabiano2807Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar27871/2-1/223C53Saint Louis2019
32Karjakin, Sergey2759Caruana, Fabiano28071/2-1/242A07Saint Louis2019
33Caruana, Fabiano2772Grischuk, Alexander27331-088B12Paris2019
34Dubov, Daniil2642Caruana, Fabiano27720-148E10Paris2019
35Caruana, Fabiano2772Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar27781-056B12Paris2019
36Duda, Jan Krzysztof2778Caruana, Fabiano27721-041A29Paris2019
37Caruana, Fabiano2772Anand, Viswanathan27300-152C53Paris2019
38Giri, Anish2770Caruana, Fabiano27721/2-1/251A08Paris2019
39Caruana, Fabiano2772Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime29481-048B92Paris2019
40Nakamura, Hikaru2902Caruana, Fabiano27721-069C78Paris2019
41Nepomniachtchi, Ian2815Caruana, Fabiano27721-049C16Paris2019
42Grischuk, Alexander2733Caruana, Fabiano27721/2-1/248E11Paris2019
43Caruana, Fabiano2772Dubov, Daniil26421-042B06Paris2019
44Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2778Caruana, Fabiano27720-157A45Paris2019
45Caruana, Fabiano2772Duda, Jan Krzysztof27781-062B01Paris2019
46Anand, Viswanathan2730Caruana, Fabiano27721-041B67Paris2019
47Caruana, Fabiano2772Giri, Anish27701-025B90Paris2019
48Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2948Caruana, Fabiano27721-039B56Paris2019
49Caruana, Fabiano2772Nakamura, Hikaru29021-041B01Paris2019
50Caruana, Fabiano2772Nepomniachtchi, Ian28150-148B07Paris2019