Caruana, Fabiano Age 26


Live Rating
FIDE Rating
#2 (active)
United States
#1 (active)
2844 - 01 Oct 2014
2813 World #3 (active)
2804 World #7 (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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#White PlayerRatingBlack PlayerRatingResultMovesECOSiteYear 
1Caruana, Fabiano2819Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27731/2-1/249B23Karlsruhe2019
2Svidler, Peter2735Caruana, Fabiano28191/2-1/240B33Karlsruhe2019
3Shankland, Samuel L2731Caruana, Fabiano28281/2-1/239E11Saint Louis2019
4Caruana, Fabiano2828Lenderman, Aleksandr26371-047C42Saint Louis2019
5Akobian, Varuzhan2625Caruana, Fabiano28280-149A80Saint Louis2019
6Caruana, Fabiano2828So, Wesley27621/2-1/235E04Saint Louis2019
7Gareyev, Timur2557Caruana, Fabiano28280-1125D27Saint Louis2019
8Caruana, Fabiano2828Xiong, Jeffery26631-045C65Saint Louis2019
9Nakamura, Hikaru2746Caruana, Fabiano28281/2-1/231B33Saint Louis2019
10Caruana, Fabiano2828Dominguez Perez, Leinier27391/2-1/285E06Saint Louis2019
11Liang, Awonder2590Caruana, Fabiano28281/2-1/234B22Saint Louis2019
12Caruana, Fabiano2828Robson, Ray26671/2-1/238C45Saint Louis2019
13Sevian, Samuel2642Caruana, Fabiano28281/2-1/243B33Saint Louis2019
14Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2790Caruana, Fabiano28281/2-1/231E10Germany2019
15Caruana, Fabiano2828Shankland, Samuel L27311/2-1/248B48Germany2019
16Leko, Peter2660Caruana, Fabiano28281-061E10Germany2019
17Caruana, Fabiano2828Harikrishna, Pentala27260-132A01Saint Louis2019
18Harikrishna, Pentala2726Caruana, Fabiano28280-135B90Saint Louis2019
19Caruana, Fabiano2828Harikrishna, Pentala27261-038E04Saint Louis2019
20Harikrishna, Pentala2726Caruana, Fabiano28280-148D37Saint Louis2019
21Caruana, Fabiano2828Harikrishna, Pentala27260-161C77Saint Louis2019
22Harikrishna, Pentala2726Caruana, Fabiano28280-143D37Saint Louis2019
23Caruana, Fabiano2828Harikrishna, Pentala27261/2-1/234C42Saint Louis2019
24Harikrishna, Pentala2641Caruana, Fabiano27700-136E53Saint Louis2019
25Caruana, Fabiano2770Harikrishna, Pentala26410-133E46Saint Louis2019
26Harikrishna, Pentala2641Caruana, Fabiano27701-036C11Saint Louis2019
27Caruana, Fabiano2770Harikrishna, Pentala26411-046C24Saint Louis2019
28Harikrishna, Pentala2641Caruana, Fabiano27701/2-1/291C15Saint Louis2019
29Caruana, Fabiano2770Harikrishna, Pentala26411-031A06Saint Louis2019
30Harikrishna, Pentala2641Caruana, Fabiano27700-162B67Saint Louis2019
31Caruana, Fabiano2770Harikrishna, Pentala26411-036A13Saint Louis2019
32Harikrishna, Pentala2641Caruana, Fabiano27701-042B42Saint Louis2019
33Harikrishna, Pentala2641Caruana, Fabiano27700-140A46Saint Louis2019
34Caruana, Fabiano2770Harikrishna, Pentala26411/2-1/253A21Saint Louis2019
35Harikrishna, Pentala2641Caruana, Fabiano27700-134D04Saint Louis2019
36Caruana, Fabiano2770Harikrishna, Pentala26411-034B02Saint Louis2019
37Harikrishna, Pentala2641Caruana, Fabiano27700-134A46Saint Louis2019
38Caruana, Fabiano2770Harikrishna, Pentala26411-035B47Saint Louis2019
39Harikrishna, Pentala2641Caruana, Fabiano27701/2-1/232A06Saint Louis2019
40Harikrishna, Pentala2641Caruana, Fabiano27700-136A22Saint Louis2019
41Caruana, Fabiano2772Harikrishna, Pentala27111-049C95Saint Louis2019
42Harikrishna, Pentala2711Caruana, Fabiano27720-122A20Saint Louis2019
43Caruana, Fabiano2772Harikrishna, Pentala27111/2-1/261C74Saint Louis2019
44Harikrishna, Pentala2711Caruana, Fabiano27720-149A45Saint Louis2019
45Caruana, Fabiano2772Harikrishna, Pentala27111-057B47Saint Louis2019
46Harikrishna, Pentala2711Caruana, Fabiano27720-154C43Saint Louis2019
47Caruana, Fabiano2772Harikrishna, Pentala27111/2-1/253C65Saint Louis2019
48Harikrishna, Pentala2711Caruana, Fabiano27720-152C42Saint Louis2019
49Caruana, Fabiano2828Edouard, INT2019
50Caruana, Fabiano2828Tan, INT2019