Caruana, Fabiano Age 26


Live Rating
FIDE Rating
#2 (active)
United States
#1 (active)
2844 - 01 Oct 2014
2817 World #3 (active)
2772 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 
1Karjakin, Sergey2748Caruana, Fabiano28191/2-1/266A61Zagreb2019
2Caruana, Fabiano2819Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar27741/2-1/252B01Zagreb2019
3Caruana, Fabiano2819Ding, Liren28051/2-1/258C88Zagreb2019
4Anand, Viswanathan2767Caruana, Fabiano28191/2-1/254B52Zagreb2019
5Caruana, Fabiano2819Giri, Anish27791/2-1/254D11Zagreb2019
6Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2779Caruana, Fabiano28190-137C78Zagreb2019
7Caruana, Fabiano2819So, Wesley27541/2-1/241C53Zagreb2019
8Aronian, Levon2752Caruana, Fabiano28191/2-1/237D04Zagreb2019
9Caruana, Fabiano2819Carlsen, Magnus28751/2-1/268C80Zagreb2019
10Nepomniachtchi, Ian2775Caruana, Fabiano28191-050B33Zagreb2019
11Caruana, Fabiano2819Nakamura, Hikaru27541-040E10Zagreb2019
12Caruana, Fabiano2819Carlsen, Magnus28751/2-1/256B31The Stavanger region2019
13Aronian, Levon2752Caruana, Fabiano28190-141A20The Stavanger region2019
14Caruana, Fabiano2819Anand, Viswanathan27671/2-1/268C80The Stavanger region2019
15Grischuk, Alexander2775Caruana, Fabiano28191/2-1/243B33The Stavanger region2019
16Yu, Yangyi2738Caruana, Fabiano28191/2-1/228E04The Stavanger region2019
17Caruana, Fabiano2819So, Wesley27541/2-1/237C53The Stavanger region2019
18Ding, Liren2805Caruana, Fabiano28191-077A45The Stavanger region2019
19Caruana, Fabiano2819Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27791-060B97The Stavanger region2019
20Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2774Caruana, Fabiano28191/2-1/232A28The Stavanger region2019
21So, Wesley2759Caruana, Fabiano28041-043E92The Stavanger region2019
22Caruana, Fabiano2804Carlsen, Magnus29230-138B06The Stavanger region2019
23Yu, Yangyi2705Caruana, Fabiano28041-098B40The Stavanger region2019
24Caruana, Fabiano2804Ding, Liren27731/2-1/237C77The Stavanger region2019
25Aronian, Levon2827Caruana, Fabiano28041/2-1/239C16The Stavanger region2019
26Caruana, Fabiano2804Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime29211-037B23The Stavanger region2019
27Caruana, Fabiano2804Anand, Viswanathan27471-040A20The Stavanger region2019
28Grischuk, Alexander2750Caruana, Fabiano28041-048A06The Stavanger region2019
29Caruana, Fabiano2804Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar27570-138B13The Stavanger region2019
30Caruana, Fabiano2819Aronian, Levon27631/2-1/243C89Karlsruhe2019
31Meier, Georg2628Caruana, Fabiano28190-151B31Karlsruhe2019
32Caruana, Fabiano2819Naiditsch, Arkadij26951-033E01Karlsruhe2019
33Vallejo Pons, Francisco2693Caruana, Fabiano28191/2-1/221C48Karlsruhe2019
34Anand, Viswanathan2774Caruana, Fabiano28191/2-1/240C67Karlsruhe2019
35Caruana, Fabiano2819Carlsen, Magnus28451/2-1/271B33Karlsruhe2019
36Keymer, Vincent2516Caruana, Fabiano28190-142E11Karlsruhe2019
37Caruana, Fabiano2819Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27731/2-1/249B23Karlsruhe2019
38Svidler, Peter2735Caruana, Fabiano28191/2-1/240B33Karlsruhe2019
39Shankland, Samuel L2731Caruana, Fabiano28281/2-1/239E11Saint Louis2019
40Caruana, Fabiano2828Lenderman, Aleksandr26371-047C42Saint Louis2019
41Akobian, Varuzhan2625Caruana, Fabiano28280-149A80Saint Louis2019
42Caruana, Fabiano2828So, Wesley27621/2-1/235E04Saint Louis2019
43Gareyev, Timur2557Caruana, Fabiano28280-1125D27Saint Louis2019
44Caruana, Fabiano2828Xiong, Jeffery26631-045C65Saint Louis2019
45Nakamura, Hikaru2746Caruana, Fabiano28281/2-1/231B33Saint Louis2019
46Caruana, Fabiano2828Dominguez Perez, Leinier27391/2-1/285E06Saint Louis2019
47Liang, Awonder2590Caruana, Fabiano28281/2-1/234B22Saint Louis2019
48Caruana, Fabiano2828Robson, Ray26671/2-1/238C45Saint Louis2019
49Sevian, Samuel2642Caruana, Fabiano28281/2-1/243B33Saint Louis2019
50Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2790Caruana, Fabiano28281/2-1/231E10Germany2019