Caruana, Fabiano Age 30


Live Rating
FIDE Rating
#7 (active)
United States
#2 (active)
2844 - 01 Oct 2014
2758 World #8 (active)
2818 World #4 (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 
1Hakobyan, Aram2563Caruana, Fabiano28180-135E28Saint Louis2023
2Dominguez Perez, Leinier2647Caruana, Fabiano28180-180C78Saint Louis2023
3Caruana, Fabiano2818Robson, Ray26681-040C78Saint Louis2023
4Caruana, Fabiano2818Sevian, Samuel26931-077A22Saint Louis2023
5Aronian, Levon2809Caruana, Fabiano28181/2-1/298C78Saint Louis2023
6Shankland, Samuel L2638Caruana, Fabiano28180-144E21Saint Louis2023
7Caruana, Fabiano2818Bok, Benjamin26581-050A29Saint Louis2023
8Quesada Perez, Yasser2498Caruana, Fabiano28180-139C78Saint Louis2023
9Caruana, Fabiano2818Chandra, Akshat25341-045A21Saint Louis2023
10Caruana, Fabiano2766Aronian, Levon27450-128A13Saint Louis2023
11Caruana, Fabiano2818Aronian, Levon28090-176B06Saint Louis2023
12Aronian, Levon2809Caruana, Fabiano28180-145C77Saint Louis2023
13Caruana, Fabiano2758Aronian, Levon27201-093C65Saint Louis2023
14Aronian, Levon2720Caruana, Fabiano27581-063C77Saint Louis2023
15Aronian, Levon2720Caruana, Fabiano27581-062C77Saint Louis2023
16Caruana, Fabiano2758Aronian, Levon27201-049A18Saint Louis2023
17Caruana, Fabiano2758So, Wesley27801/2-1/2125D26Saint Louis2023
18So, Wesley2761Caruana, Fabiano27661/2-1/252E36Saint Louis2023
19So, Wesley2780Caruana, Fabiano27581-063C78Saint Louis2023
20Caruana, Fabiano2766So, Wesley27611/2-1/228D26Saint Louis2023
21Caruana, Fabiano2758Robson, Ray25961-054E01Saint Louis2023
22Robson, Ray2702Caruana, Fabiano27661/2-1/232C47Saint Louis2023
23Robson, Ray2596Caruana, Fabiano27581/2-1/269E50Saint Louis2023
24Caruana, Fabiano2766Robson, Ray27021/2-1/281E10Saint Louis2023
25Ding, Liren2811Caruana, Fabiano27661/2-1/219C78Wijk aan Zee2023
26Caruana, Fabiano2766Keymer, Vincent26961/2-1/240C84Wijk aan Zee2023
27Aronian, Levon2735Caruana, Fabiano27661/2-1/239A30Wijk aan Zee2023
28Caruana, Fabiano2766Erigaisi Arjun27221/2-1/239C84Wijk aan Zee2023
29Praggnanandhaa R2684Caruana, Fabiano27661/2-1/259E10Wijk aan Zee2023
30Caruana, Fabiano2766Carlsen, Magnus28590-133C88Wijk aan Zee2023
31Maghsoodloo, Parham2719Caruana, Fabiano27661/2-1/2106E10Wijk aan Zee2023
32Caruana, Fabiano2766Gukesh D27251-036E10Wijk aan Zee2023
33Caruana, Fabiano2766So, Wesley27601/2-1/241C45Wijk aan Zee2023
34Rapport, Richard2740Caruana, Fabiano27661/2-1/236A13Wijk aan Zee2023
35Caruana, Fabiano2766Van Foreest, Jorden26811-046C42Wijk aan Zee2023
36Abdusattorov, Nodirbek2713Caruana, Fabiano27661/2-1/254D38Wijk aan Zee2023
37Caruana, Fabiano2766Giri, Anish27641/2-1/231A06Wijk aan Zee2023
38Martirosyan, Haik M.2745Caruana, Fabiano28471-058E10Almaty2022
39Caruana, Fabiano2847Giri, Anish27921/2-1/241D70Almaty2022
40Caruana, Fabiano2847Dardha, Daniel25281-058C65Almaty2022
41Anton Guijarro, David2585Caruana, Fabiano28470-140A06Almaty2022
42Caruana, Fabiano2847Carlsen, Magnus28300-150C88Almaty2022
43Indjic, Aleksandar2616Caruana, Fabiano28470-131E32Almaty2022
44Tari, Aryan2620Caruana, Fabiano28470-146C45Almaty2022
45Caruana, Fabiano2847Harikrishna, Pentala26170-149B90Almaty2022
46Caruana, Fabiano2847Yoo, Christopher Woojin24631-042D45Almaty2022
47Moussard, Jules2606Caruana, Fabiano28471-035B31Almaty2022
48Caruana, Fabiano2847Fedoseev, Vladimir27330-141A05Almaty2022
49Ghasi, Ameet K2587Caruana, Fabiano28470-150A07Almaty2022
50Shankland, Samuel L2612Caruana, Fabiano28470-139A50Almaty2022