Caruana, Fabiano Age 29


Live Rating
FIDE Rating
#4 (active)
United States
#1 (active)
2844 - 01 Oct 2014
2784 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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Recent Games (Find more games)

#White PlayerRatingBlack PlayerRatingResultMovesECOSiteYear 
1Caruana, Fabiano2792Dubov, Daniil27201/2-1/238C88Wijk aan Zee2022
2Caruana, Fabiano2792Shankland, Samuel L27081/2-1/270C67Wijk aan Zee2022
3Vidit, Santosh Gujrathi2727Caruana, Fabiano27921/2-1/227D45Wijk aan Zee2022
4Caruana, Fabiano2792Karjakin, Sergey27431/2-1/250E10Wijk aan Zee2022
5Murzin, Volodar2481Caruana, Fabiano28030-155B40Warsaw2021
6Caruana, Fabiano2803Corrales Jimenez, Fidel25551-059D70Warsaw2021
7Gareyev, Timur2548Caruana, Fabiano28030-117A53Warsaw2021
8Caruana, Fabiano2803Sadhwani, Raunak25621/2-1/251C50Warsaw2021
9Ivic, Velimir2575Caruana, Fabiano28031/2-1/252C72Warsaw2021
10Caruana, Fabiano2803Michalik, Peter26050-148D36Warsaw2021
11Harsha Bharathakoti2576Caruana, Fabiano28030-155A03Warsaw2021
12Caruana, Fabiano2803Gagunashvili, Merab25751/2-1/269C77Warsaw2021
13Matlakov, Maxim2614Caruana, Fabiano28031-046E10Warsaw2021
14Caruana, Fabiano2803Gelfand, Boris26470-154B30Warsaw2021
15Karjakin, Sergey2657Caruana, Fabiano28031/2-1/236C72Warsaw2021
16Caruana, Fabiano2803Svane, Rasmus26430-156A46Warsaw2021
17Oparin, Grigoriy2580Caruana, Fabiano28030-186A05Warsaw2021
18Caruana, Fabiano2803Demidov, Mikhail25921-038A40Warsaw2021
19Antipov, Mikhail Al.2587Caruana, Fabiano28030-162C50Warsaw2021
20Caruana, Fabiano2803Shoker, Samy25291-039B06Warsaw2021
21Demchenko, Anton2531Caruana, Fabiano28031/2-1/258B40Warsaw2021
22Caruana, Fabiano2803Tazbir, Marcin25181-024B51Warsaw2021
23Narayanan.S.L2570Caruana, Fabiano28031-033C55Warsaw2021
24Caruana, Fabiano2803Najer, Evgeniy25511/2-1/265A06Warsaw2021
25Volokitin, Andrei2547Caruana, Fabiano28031/2-1/239C55Warsaw2021
26Caruana, Fabiano2770Nepomniachtchi, Ian27981/2-1/26C48Warsaw2021
27Grischuk, Alexander2763Caruana, Fabiano27700-136A20Warsaw2021
28Caruana, Fabiano2770Duda, Jan Krzysztof28011/2-1/239A13Warsaw2021
29Amin, Bassem2614Caruana, Fabiano27700-149C00Warsaw2021
30Caruana, Fabiano2770Anton Guijarro, David26271-032B13Warsaw2021
31Caruana, Fabiano2770Cheparinov, Ivan26211/2-1/248A46Warsaw2021
32Volokitin, Andrei2631Caruana, Fabiano27701/2-1/258C55Warsaw2021
33Caruana, Fabiano2770Vidit, Santosh Gujrathi26291-029E32Warsaw2021
34Gareyev, Timur2578Caruana, Fabiano27701/2-1/247E32Warsaw2021
35Caruana, Fabiano2770Halkias, Stelios25761-031C70Warsaw2021
36Abdusattorov, Nodirbek2593Caruana, Fabiano27701-046A21Warsaw2021
37Caruana, Fabiano2770Theodorou, Nikolas25591-031C60Warsaw2021
38Klekowski, Maciej2528Caruana, Fabiano27700-164A21Warsaw2021
39Caruana, Fabiano2792Rapport, Richard27631-048A40Shamkir2021
40Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2754Caruana, Fabiano28030-139D32Shamkir2021
41Caruana, Fabiano2803Anand, Viswanathan28251-069C65Shamkir2021
42Karjakin, Sergey2657Caruana, Fabiano28031/2-1/236C89Shamkir2021
43Caruana, Fabiano2803Navara, David27631-056C65Shamkir2021
44Rapport, Richard2754Caruana, Fabiano28031/2-1/227C47Shamkir2021
45Caruana, Fabiano2803Mamedov, Rauf26861/2-1/240D32Shamkir2021
46Asadli, Vugar2386Caruana, Fabiano28030-131B90Shamkir2021
47Caruana, Fabiano2803Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar27541-057A18Shamkir2021
48Anand, Viswanathan2825Caruana, Fabiano28030-132C72Shamkir2021
49Caruana, Fabiano2803Karjakin, Sergey26571/2-1/249C44Shamkir2021
50Navara, David2763Caruana, Fabiano28031-044E94Shamkir2021