Caruana, Fabiano Age 26


Live Rating
FIDE Rating
#2 (active)
United States
#1 (active)
2844 - 01 Oct 2014
2789 World #10 (active)
2767 World #18 (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 
1Carlsen, Magnus2835Caruana, Fabiano28321/2-1/234A29London2018
2Caruana, Fabiano2832Carlsen, Magnus28351/2-1/249B31London2018
3Carlsen, Magnus2835Caruana, Fabiano28321/2-1/249A46London2018
4Caruana, Fabiano2832Carlsen, Magnus28351/2-1/2115B31London2018
5Caruana, Fabiano2827Ding, Liren28041/2-1/223A16Batumi2018
6Aronian, Levon2780Caruana, Fabiano28271/2-1/228C42Batumi2018
7Aronian, Levon2780Caruana, Fabiano28271/2-1/227C42Batumi2018
8Duda, Jan Krzysztof2739Caruana, Fabiano28271/2-1/2118A28Batumi2018
9Caruana, Fabiano2827Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar28201-064C80Batumi2018
10Saric, Ivan2689Caruana, Fabiano28271/2-1/254C65Batumi2018
11Kadric, Denis2543Caruana, Fabiano28270-134B23Batumi2018
12Caruana, Fabiano2827Gelfand, Boris27031-033B31Batumi2018
13Caruana, Fabiano2827Anand, Viswanathan27711-026E03Batumi2018
14Giri, Anish2780Caruana, Fabiano28271/2-1/232C67Batumi2018
15Tutisani, Noe2471Caruana, Fabiano28271/2-1/249C70Batumi2018
16Caruana, Fabiano2822So, Wesley27801-062E20Saint Louis2018
17So, Wesley2780Caruana, Fabiano28221/2-1/233E04Saint Louis2018
18So, Wesley2780Caruana, Fabiano28221/2-1/235C42Saint Louis2018
19Caruana, Fabiano2822Anand, Viswanathan27681/2-1/239E10Saint Louis2018
20Carlsen, Magnus2842Caruana, Fabiano28221/2-1/241C42Saint Louis2018
21Caruana, Fabiano2822Karjakin, Sergey27731-030E20Saint Louis2018
22Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2779Caruana, Fabiano28221/2-1/239C42Saint Louis2018
23Vachier Lagrave, Maxime2779Caruana, Fabiano28221/2-1/240C42Saint Louis2018
24Caruana, Fabiano2822Nakamura, Hikaru27771-049E10Saint Louis2018
25Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2801Caruana, Fabiano28221/2-1/261E10Saint Louis2018
26Caruana, Fabiano2822Aronian, Levon27671/2-1/238D11Saint Louis2018
27Caruana, Fabiano2822Grischuk, Alexander27661/2-1/267C55Saint Louis2018
28Caruana, Fabiano2709Dominguez Perez, Leinier26871/2-1/224D30Saint Louis2018
29Karjakin, Sergey2898Caruana, Fabiano27090-131D12Saint Louis2018
30Caruana, Fabiano2709Grischuk, Alexander28311/2-1/246A48Saint Louis2018
31Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2878Caruana, Fabiano27091-044C84Saint Louis2018
32Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2779Caruana, Fabiano28221-044C77Saint Louis2018
33Caruana, Fabiano2709Anand, Viswanathan28121-054A18Saint Louis2018
34Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2795Caruana, Fabiano27091-043E32Saint Louis2018
35Caruana, Fabiano2709Nakamura, Hikaru29130-151E10Saint Louis2018
36Aronian, Levon2871Caruana, Fabiano27090-160C42Saint Louis2018
37Caruana, Fabiano2709So, Wesley28001/2-1/274E46Saint Louis2018
38Dominguez Perez, Leinier2687Caruana, Fabiano27090-176A46Saint Louis2018
39Caruana, Fabiano2709Karjakin, Sergey28981-025A16Saint Louis2018
40Grischuk, Alexander2831Caruana, Fabiano27091-049A06Saint Louis2018
41Caruana, Fabiano2709Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime28780-186A48Saint Louis2018
42Caruana, Fabiano2822Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27790-186A48Saint Louis2018
43Anand, Viswanathan2812Caruana, Fabiano27091/2-1/225C42Saint Louis2018
44Caruana, Fabiano2709Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar27950-151B12Saint Louis2018
45Caruana, Fabiano2822Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar28010-150B12Saint Louis2018
46Nakamura, Hikaru2913Caruana, Fabiano27091/2-1/229A06Saint Louis2018
47Caruana, Fabiano2709Aronian, Levon28711/2-1/281A16Saint Louis2018
48So, Wesley2800Caruana, Fabiano27090-131A06Saint Louis2018
49Caruana, Fabiano2738So, Wesley28521/2-1/219E06Saint Louis2018
50Anand, Viswanathan2758Caruana, Fabiano27381/2-1/248C42Saint Louis2018