Caruana, Fabiano Age 29


Live Rating
FIDE Rating
#4 (active)
United States
#1 (active)
2844 - 01 Oct 2014
2790 World #5 (active)
2744 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. 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, Fabiano2744Aronian, Levon27731/2-1/257A18Warsaw2022
2So, Wesley2814Caruana, Fabiano27440-136C42Warsaw2022
3Caruana, Fabiano2744Anand, Viswanathan27581-045C42Warsaw2022
4Shevchenko, Kirill2624Caruana, Fabiano27440-153C49Warsaw2022
5Caruana, Fabiano2744Gavrilescu, David23671-052A13Warsaw2022
6Korobov, Anton2650Caruana, Fabiano27440-146A21Warsaw2022
7Caruana, Fabiano2744Duda, Jan Krzysztof27601/2-1/262C67Warsaw2022
8Wojtaszek, Radoslaw2610Caruana, Fabiano27440-158A53Warsaw2022
9Caruana, Fabiano2744Rapport, Richard26461-048E73Warsaw2022
10Caruana, Fabiano2790Shevchenko, Kirill25731/2-1/254D12Warsaw2022
11Anand, Viswanathan2675Caruana, Fabiano27901/2-1/227C42Warsaw2022
12Caruana, Fabiano2790So, Wesley27701/2-1/292C65Warsaw2022
13Wojtaszek, Radoslaw2647Caruana, Fabiano27901/2-1/252E10Warsaw2022
14Caruana, Fabiano2790Rapport, Richard27850-170C18Warsaw2022
15Korobov, Anton2677Caruana, Fabiano27901/2-1/228A28Warsaw2022
16Gavrilescu, David2457Caruana, Fabiano27900-148B30Warsaw2022
17Caruana, Fabiano2790Duda, Jan Krzysztof28061-071A13Warsaw2022
18Aronian, Levon2751Caruana, Fabiano27901-045C24Warsaw2022
19Deac, Bogdan-Daniel2671Caruana, Fabiano27861/2-1/255D17Bucharest2022
20Caruana, Fabiano2786Rapport, Richard27761/2-1/251B40Bucharest2022
21Aronian, Levon2765Caruana, Fabiano27861/2-1/226C24Bucharest2022
22Caruana, Fabiano2786Nepomniachtchi, Ian27731/2-1/240C42Bucharest2022
23Caruana, Fabiano2786Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar27701-066C42Bucharest2022
24Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2750Caruana, Fabiano27861-039C82Bucharest2022
25Caruana, Fabiano2786So, Wesley27661/2-1/240E10Bucharest2022
26Dominguez Perez, Leinier2753Caruana, Fabiano27861/2-1/247B40Bucharest2022
27Caruana, Fabiano2786Firouzja, Alireza28041/2-1/229A13Bucharest2022
28Martinez Alcantara, Jose Eduardo2690Caruana, Fabiano27441/2-1/244C77Saint Louis2022
29Caruana, Fabiano2744Shankland, Samuel L26181-038D11Saint Louis2022
30Robson, Ray2683Caruana, Fabiano27441/2-1/259E04Saint Louis2022
31Caruana, Fabiano2744Dominguez Perez, Leinier27281-060C43Saint Louis2022
32So, Wesley2814Caruana, Fabiano27440-160A21Saint Louis2022
33Caruana, Fabiano2744Aronian, Levon27731/2-1/240A06Saint Louis2022
34Zatonskih, Anna2329Caruana, Fabiano27440-160D45Saint Louis2022
35Caruana, Fabiano2744Kevlishvili, Robby25841-045A22Saint Louis2022
36Ali Marandi, Cemil Can2432Caruana, Fabiano27440-146A46Saint Louis2022
37Caruana, Fabiano2781Aronian, Levon27851-053A29Saint Louis2022
38Aronian, Levon2785Caruana, Fabiano27811/2-1/252C55Saint Louis2022
39Dominguez Perez, Leinier2756Caruana, Fabiano27811/2-1/256C50Saint Louis2022
40Caruana, Fabiano2781Dominguez Perez, Leinier27561-053A30Saint Louis2022
41Caruana, Fabiano2784Sevian, Samuel25861-066B06Saint Louis2022
42Sevian, Samuel2586Caruana, Fabiano27840-161A46Saint Louis2022
43Sevian, Samuel2693Caruana, Fabiano27811/2-1/232A31Saint Louis2022
44Caruana, Fabiano2781Sevian, Samuel26931/2-1/239E49Saint Louis2022
45Caruana, Fabiano2784Xiong, Jeffery27291/2-1/254C10Saint Louis2022
46Xiong, Jeffery2729Caruana, Fabiano27841/2-1/242A45Saint Louis2022
47Xiong, Jeffery2685Caruana, Fabiano27811/2-1/234A30Saint Louis2022
48Caruana, Fabiano2781Xiong, Jeffery26851/2-1/249C42Saint Louis2022
49Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2767Caruana, Fabiano27921/2-1/213E10Wijk aan Zee2022
50Caruana, Fabiano2792Carlsen, Magnus28650-149B31Wijk aan Zee2022