Caruana, Fabiano Age 26


Live Rating
FIDE Rating
#2 (active)
United States
#1 (active)
2844 - 01 Oct 2014
2772 World #14 (active)
2770 World #14 (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 
1Caruana, Fabiano2772Harikrishna, Pentala27111/2-1/253C65Saint Louis2019
2Harikrishna, Pentala2711Caruana, Fabiano27720-152C42Saint Louis2019
3Caruana, Fabiano2828Edouard, INT2019
4Caruana, Fabiano2828Tan, INT2019
5Movsesian, Sergei2629Caruana, Fabiano28281/2-1/ INT2019
6Royal, Shreyas1892Caruana, INT2019
7Caruana, Fabiano2767Aronian, Levon28581-045B06London2018
8Aronian, Levon2858Caruana, Fabiano27670-150A45London2018
9Caruana, Fabiano2767Aronian, Levon28580-177C63London2018
10Aronian, Levon2858Caruana, Fabiano27671-076A45London2018
11Caruana, Fabiano2766Aronian, Levon28021-053C65London2018
12Aronian, Levon2802Caruana, Fabiano27661/2-1/246E10London2018
13Aronian, Levon2765Caruana, Fabiano28321/2-1/221C42London2018
14Caruana, Fabiano2832Aronian, Levon27651/2-1/228C65London2018
15Caruana, Fabiano2767Nakamura, Hikaru28890-139E71London2018
16Nakamura, Hikaru2889Caruana, Fabiano27671-052A06London2018
17Caruana, Fabiano2767Nakamura, Hikaru28890-150E10London2018
18Nakamura, Hikaru2889Caruana, Fabiano27670-147A06London2018
19Caruana, Fabiano2766Nakamura, Hikaru28440-154E10London2018
20Nakamura, Hikaru2844Caruana, Fabiano27661/2-1/264A20London2018
21Nakamura, Hikaru2746Caruana, Fabiano28321/2-1/233C42London2018
22Caruana, Fabiano2832Nakamura, Hikaru27461/2-1/251E10London2018
23Carlsen, Magnus2880Caruana, Fabiano27891-051B40London2018
24Caruana, Fabiano2789Carlsen, Magnus28800-128B33London2018
25Carlsen, Magnus2880Caruana, Fabiano27891-055A22London2018
26Caruana, Fabiano2832Carlsen, Magnus28351/2-1/231B33London2018
27Carlsen, Magnus2835Caruana, Fabiano28321/2-1/255C42London2018
28Caruana, Fabiano2832Carlsen, Magnus28351/2-1/254B33London2018
29Carlsen, Magnus2835Caruana, Fabiano28321/2-1/256A29London2018
30Caruana, Fabiano2832Carlsen, Magnus28351/2-1/238B33London2018
31Carlsen, Magnus2835Caruana, Fabiano28321/2-1/240A46London2018
32Carlsen, Magnus2835Caruana, Fabiano28321/2-1/280C42London2018
33Caruana, Fabiano2832Carlsen, Magnus28351/2-1/233B31London2018
34Caruana, Fabiano2832Carlsen, Magnus28351/2-1/234B31London2018
35Carlsen, Magnus2835Caruana, Fabiano28321/2-1/234A29London2018
36Caruana, Fabiano2832Carlsen, Magnus28351/2-1/249B31London2018
37Carlsen, Magnus2835Caruana, Fabiano28321/2-1/249A46London2018
38Caruana, Fabiano2832Carlsen, Magnus28351/2-1/2115B31London2018
39Caruana, Fabiano2827Ding, Liren28041/2-1/223A16Batumi2018
40Aronian, Levon2780Caruana, Fabiano28271/2-1/228C42Batumi2018
41Aronian, Levon2780Caruana, Fabiano28271/2-1/227C42Batumi2018
42Duda, Jan Krzysztof2739Caruana, Fabiano28271/2-1/2118A28Batumi2018
43Caruana, Fabiano2827Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar28201-064C80Batumi2018
44Saric, Ivan2689Caruana, Fabiano28271/2-1/254C65Batumi2018
45Kadric, Denis2543Caruana, Fabiano28270-134B23Batumi2018
46Caruana, Fabiano2827Gelfand, Boris27031-033B31Batumi2018
47Caruana, Fabiano2827Anand, Viswanathan27711-026E03Batumi2018
48Giri, Anish2780Caruana, Fabiano28271/2-1/232C67Batumi2018
49Tutisani, Noe2471Caruana, Fabiano28271/2-1/249C70Batumi2018
50Caruana, Fabiano2822So, Wesley27801-062E20Saint Louis2018