Caruana, Fabiano Age 28


Live Rating
FIDE Rating
#2 (active)
United States
#1 (active)
2844 - 01 Oct 2014
2773 World #11 (active)
2711 World #37 (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, Fabiano2820Deac, Bogdan-Daniel26271/2-1/274A07Bucharest2021
2Grischuk, Alexander2776Caruana, Fabiano28201/2-1/266C78Bucharest2021
3Caruana, Fabiano2820Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar27700-148C65Bucharest2021
4Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2760Caruana, Fabiano28201/2-1/229C78Bucharest2021
5Caruana, Fabiano2820Giri, Anish27801/2-1/245C67Bucharest2021
6So, Wesley2770Caruana, Fabiano28201-052A20Bucharest2021
7Aronian, Levon2781Caruana, Fabiano28201/2-1/234D20Bucharest2021
8Caruana, Fabiano2820Lupulescu, Constantin26561-028C11Bucharest2021
9Radjabov, Teimour2765Caruana, Fabiano28201/2-1/218E10Bucharest2021
10Caruana, Fabiano2820Grischuk, Alexander27771/2-1/265B40Yekaterinburg2021
11Wang, Hao2763Caruana, Fabiano28200-142B40Yekaterinburg2021
12Caruana, Fabiano2820Giri, Anish27760-145B40Yekaterinburg2021
13Nepomniachtchi, Ian2789Caruana, Fabiano28201/2-1/241C47Yekaterinburg2021
14Caruana, Fabiano2820Ding, Liren27911/2-1/240C88Yekaterinburg2021
15Alekseenko, Kirill2696Caruana, Fabiano28201/2-1/259C55Yekaterinburg2021
16Caruana, Fabiano2820Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27581-074B97Yekaterinburg2021
17Tari, Aryan2625Caruana, Fabiano28231/2-1/242C01Wijk aan Zee2021
18Caruana, Fabiano2823Anton Guijarro, David26791/2-1/250E10Wijk aan Zee2021
19Firouzja, Alireza2749Caruana, Fabiano28231/2-1/261C53Wijk aan Zee2021
20Caruana, Fabiano2823Carlsen, Magnus28621/2-1/242E00Wijk aan Zee2021
21Wojtaszek, Radoslaw2705Caruana, Fabiano28230-139E94Wijk aan Zee2021
22Caruana, Fabiano2823Giri, Anish27641/2-1/248A45Wijk aan Zee2021
23Caruana, Fabiano2823Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27841-037B97Wijk aan Zee2021
24Grandelius, Nils2663Caruana, Fabiano28231/2-1/262B30Wijk aan Zee2021
25Caruana, Fabiano2823Esipenko, Andrey26771/2-1/240A29Wijk aan Zee2021
26Harikrishna, Pentala2732Caruana, Fabiano28231/2-1/244C78Wijk aan Zee2021
27Caruana, Fabiano2823Duda, Jan Krzysztof27431/2-1/251C42Wijk aan Zee2021
28Donchenko, Alexander2668Caruana, Fabiano28230-132D12Wijk aan Zee2021
29Caruana, Fabiano2823Van Foreest, Jorden26711/2-1/256D32Wijk aan Zee2021
30Caruana, Fabiano2828Tari, Aryan26331-038C84The Stavanger region2020
31Caruana, Fabiano2828Tari, Aryan26331/2-1/250C88The Stavanger region2020
32Duda, Jan-Krzysztof2757Caruana, Fabiano28280-130A09The Stavanger region2020
33Duda, Jan Krzysztof2757Caruana, Fabiano28281/2-1/263B48The Stavanger region2020
34Caruana, Fabiano2828Firouzja, Alireza27281-049B12The Stavanger region2020
35Caruana, Fabiano2828Firouzja, Alireza27281/2-1/260B12The Stavanger region2020
36Caruana, Fabiano2828Carlsen, Magnus28630-152C67The Stavanger region2020
37Caruana, Fabiano2828Carlsen, Magnus28631/2-1/239B31The Stavanger region2020
38Aronian, Levon2767Caruana, Fabiano28280-138B40The Stavanger region2020
39Caruana, Fabiano2828Aronian, Levon27670-152E20The Stavanger region2020
40Carlsen, Magnus2863Caruana, Fabiano28281-051E32The Stavanger region2020
41Firouzja, Alireza2728Caruana, Fabiano28281-073D04The Stavanger region2020
42Firouzja, Alireza2728Caruana, Fabiano28281/2-1/236A08The Stavanger region2020
43Caruana, Fabiano2828Duda, Jan Krzysztof27571-094D10The Stavanger region2020
44Tari, Aryan2633Caruana, Fabiano28280-155B47The Stavanger region2020
45Caruana, Fabiano2835Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar27641/2-1/220B40Karlsruhe2020
46Caruana, Fabiano2835Fressinet, Laurent26351/2-1/255C80Karlsruhe2020
47L'Ami, Erwin2620Caruana, Fabiano28351-049E10Karlsruhe2020
48Caruana, Fabiano2835Gumularz, Szymon25181-027B06Karlsruhe2020
49Kamsky, Gata2674Caruana, Fabiano28350-170A48Karlsruhe2020
50Svidler, Peter2723Caruana, Fabiano28351/2-1/ INT2020