Caruana, Fabiano Age 29


Live Rating
FIDE Rating
#4 (active)
United States
#1 (active)
2844 - 01 Oct 2014
2766 World #7 (active)
2847 World #3 (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, Fabiano2783Nepomniachtchi, Ian27661/2-1/240C42Madrid2022
2Nakamura, Hikaru2760Caruana, Fabiano27831-074C82Madrid2022
3Caruana, Fabiano2783Radjabov, Teimour27531-056B28Madrid2022
4Firouzja, Alireza2793Caruana, Fabiano27830-142E06Madrid2022
5Caruana, Fabiano2783Rapport, Richard27641/2-1/224B46Madrid2022
6Ding, Liren2806Caruana, Fabiano27831/2-1/264E10Madrid2022
7Caruana, Fabiano2783Duda, Jan Krzysztof27501/2-1/251B90Madrid2022
8Nepomniachtchi, Ian2766Caruana, Fabiano27831/2-1/233C55Madrid2022
9Caruana, Fabiano2783Nakamura, Hikaru27601-050C65Madrid2022
10Aronian, Levon2773Caruana, Fabiano27441/2-1/238B90Warsaw2022
11Caruana, Fabiano2744So, Wesley28141-080D26Warsaw2022
12Anand, Viswanathan2758Caruana, Fabiano27441/2-1/276B52Warsaw2022
13Caruana, Fabiano2744Shevchenko, Kirill26240-159D12Warsaw2022
14Gavrilescu, David2367Caruana, Fabiano27440-169B30Warsaw2022
15Caruana, Fabiano2744Korobov, Anton26501-044A16Warsaw2022
16Duda, Jan Krzysztof2760Caruana, Fabiano27440-159A21Warsaw2022
17Caruana, Fabiano2744Wojtaszek, Radoslaw26100-156B23Warsaw2022
18Rapport, Richard2646Caruana, Fabiano27440-149B23Warsaw2022
19Caruana, Fabiano2744Aronian, Levon27731/2-1/257A18Warsaw2022
20So, Wesley2814Caruana, Fabiano27440-136C42Warsaw2022
21Caruana, Fabiano2744Anand, Viswanathan27581-045C42Warsaw2022
22Shevchenko, Kirill2624Caruana, Fabiano27440-153C49Warsaw2022
23Caruana, Fabiano2744Gavrilescu, David23671-052A13Warsaw2022
24Korobov, Anton2650Caruana, Fabiano27440-146A21Warsaw2022
25Caruana, Fabiano2744Duda, Jan Krzysztof27601/2-1/262C67Warsaw2022
26Wojtaszek, Radoslaw2610Caruana, Fabiano27440-158A53Warsaw2022
27Caruana, Fabiano2744Rapport, Richard26461-048E73Warsaw2022
28Caruana, Fabiano2790Shevchenko, Kirill25731/2-1/254D12Warsaw2022
29Anand, Viswanathan2675Caruana, Fabiano27901/2-1/227C42Warsaw2022
30Caruana, Fabiano2790So, Wesley27701/2-1/292C65Warsaw2022
31Wojtaszek, Radoslaw2647Caruana, Fabiano27901/2-1/252E10Warsaw2022
32Caruana, Fabiano2790Rapport, Richard27850-170C18Warsaw2022
33Korobov, Anton2677Caruana, Fabiano27901/2-1/228A28Warsaw2022
34Gavrilescu, David2457Caruana, Fabiano27900-148B30Warsaw2022
35Caruana, Fabiano2790Duda, Jan Krzysztof28061-071A13Warsaw2022
36Aronian, Levon2751Caruana, Fabiano27901-045C24Warsaw2022
37Deac, Bogdan-Daniel2671Caruana, Fabiano27861/2-1/255D17Bucharest2022
38Caruana, Fabiano2786Rapport, Richard27761/2-1/251B40Bucharest2022
39Aronian, Levon2765Caruana, Fabiano27861/2-1/226C24Bucharest2022
40Caruana, Fabiano2786Nepomniachtchi, Ian27731/2-1/240C42Bucharest2022
41Caruana, Fabiano2786Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar27701-066C42Bucharest2022
42Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2750Caruana, Fabiano27861-039C82Bucharest2022
43Caruana, Fabiano2786So, Wesley27661/2-1/240E10Bucharest2022
44Dominguez Perez, Leinier2753Caruana, Fabiano27861/2-1/247B40Bucharest2022
45Caruana, Fabiano2786Firouzja, Alireza28041/2-1/229A13Bucharest2022
46Martinez Alcantara, Jose Eduardo2690Caruana, Fabiano27441/2-1/244C77Saint Louis2022
47Caruana, Fabiano2744Shankland, Samuel L26181-038D11Saint Louis2022
48Robson, Ray2683Caruana, Fabiano27441/2-1/259E04Saint Louis2022
49Caruana, Fabiano2744Dominguez Perez, Leinier27281-060C43Saint Louis2022
50So, Wesley2814Caruana, Fabiano27440-160A21Saint Louis2022