Caruana, Fabiano Age 28


Live Rating
FIDE Rating
#2 (active)
United States
#1 (active)
2844 - 01 Oct 2014
2773 World #11 (active)
2711 World #38 (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 
1Harikrishna, Pentala2732Caruana, Fabiano28231/2-1/244C78Wijk aan Zee2021
2Caruana, Fabiano2823Duda, Jan Krzysztof27431/2-1/251C42Wijk aan Zee2021
3Donchenko, Alexander2668Caruana, Fabiano28230-132D12Wijk aan Zee2021
4Caruana, Fabiano2823Van Foreest, Jorden26711/2-1/256D32Wijk aan Zee2021
5Caruana, Fabiano2828Tari, Aryan26331-038C84The Stavanger region2020
6Caruana, Fabiano2828Tari, Aryan26331/2-1/250C88The Stavanger region2020
7Duda, Jan-Krzysztof2757Caruana, Fabiano28280-130A09The Stavanger region2020
8Duda, Jan Krzysztof2757Caruana, Fabiano28281/2-1/263B48The Stavanger region2020
9Caruana, Fabiano2828Firouzja, Alireza27281-049B12The Stavanger region2020
10Caruana, Fabiano2828Firouzja, Alireza27281/2-1/260B12The Stavanger region2020
11Caruana, Fabiano2828Carlsen, Magnus28630-152C67The Stavanger region2020
12Caruana, Fabiano2828Carlsen, Magnus28631/2-1/239B31The Stavanger region2020
13Aronian, Levon2767Caruana, Fabiano28280-138B40The Stavanger region2020
14Caruana, Fabiano2828Aronian, Levon27670-152E20The Stavanger region2020
15Carlsen, Magnus2863Caruana, Fabiano28281-051E32The Stavanger region2020
16Firouzja, Alireza2728Caruana, Fabiano28281-073D04The Stavanger region2020
17Firouzja, Alireza2728Caruana, Fabiano28281/2-1/236A08The Stavanger region2020
18Caruana, Fabiano2828Duda, Jan Krzysztof27571-094D10The Stavanger region2020
19Tari, Aryan2633Caruana, Fabiano28280-155B47The Stavanger region2020
20Caruana, Fabiano2835Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar27641/2-1/220B40Karlsruhe2020
21Caruana, Fabiano2835Fressinet, Laurent26351/2-1/255C80Karlsruhe2020
22L'Ami, Erwin2620Caruana, Fabiano28351-049E10Karlsruhe2020
23Caruana, Fabiano2835Gumularz, Szymon25181-027B06Karlsruhe2020
24Kamsky, Gata2674Caruana, Fabiano28350-170A48Karlsruhe2020
25Svidler, Peter2723Caruana, Fabiano28351/2-1/ INT2020
26Caruana, Fabiano2835Firouzja, INT2020
27Caruana, Fabiano2835Dominguez Perez, INT2020
28So, Wesley2770Caruana, Fabiano28351/2-1/ INT2020
29Caruana, Fabiano2835Nakamura, INT2020
30Kasparov, Garry2812Caruana, INT2020
31Carlsen, Magnus2863Caruana, INT2020
32Caruana, Fabiano2835Vachier-Lagrave, INT2020
33Aronian, Levon2773Caruana, Fabiano28351/2-1/ INT2020
34Caruana, Fabiano2835Carlsen, INT2020
35Carlsen, Magnus2863Caruana, INT2020
36Caruana, Fabiano2835Carlsen, Magnus28631/2-1/ INT2020
37Carlsen, Magnus2881Caruana, Fabiano27731/2-1/ INT2020
38Caruana, Fabiano2773Carlsen, INT2020
39Carlsen, Magnus2881Caruana, INT2020
40Giri, Anish2764Caruana, Fabiano28351/2-1/ INT2020
41Caruana, Fabiano2835Radjabov, Teimour27651/2-1/ INT2020
42Caruana, Fabiano2835Vachier-Lagrave, INT2020
43Nepomniachtchi, Ian2784Caruana, INT2020
44Ding, Liren2791Caruana, Fabiano28351/2-1/ INT2020
45Caruana, Fabiano2835Giri, INT2020
46Radjabov, Teimour2765Caruana, INT2020
47Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2778Caruana, INT2020
48Caruana, Fabiano2835Nepomniachtchi, INT2020
49Caruana, Fabiano2835Ding, Liren27911/2-1/ INT2020
50Carlsen, Magnus2863Caruana, INT2020