Caruana, Fabiano Age 29


Live Rating
FIDE Rating
#2 (active)
United States
#1 (active)
2844 - 01 Oct 2014
2775 World #6 (active)
2765 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. 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 
1Rapport, Richard2763Caruana, Fabiano28061/2-1/262B44Saint Louis2021
2Caruana, Fabiano2806Svidler, Peter27141/2-1/242C53Saint Louis2021
3Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2782Caruana, Fabiano28060-138E20Saint Louis2021
4Caruana, Fabiano2806Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27511/2-1/246B90Saint Louis2021
5Xiong, Jeffery2710Caruana, Fabiano28061-036A08Saint Louis2021
6Caruana, Fabiano2806So, Wesley27721/2-1/253A30Saint Louis2021
7Caruana, Fabiano2806Swiercz, Dariusz26551-047B30Saint Louis2021
8Dominguez Perez, Leinier2758Caruana, Fabiano28061/2-1/251C55Saint Louis2021
9Caruana, Fabiano2806Shankland, Samuel L27091-038A48Saint Louis2021
10Caruana, Fabiano2734Rapport, Richard27761/2-1/246E19Saint Louis2021
11So, Wesley2861Caruana, Fabiano27340-144A06Saint Louis2021
12Caruana, Fabiano2734Le, Quang Liem26901-043C84Saint Louis2021
13Shankland, Samuel L2704Caruana, Fabiano27340-142E46Saint Louis2021
14Caruana, Fabiano2734Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar27551/2-1/2170B40Saint Louis2021
15Xiong, Jeffery2724Caruana, Fabiano27341/2-1/238A20Saint Louis2021
16Caruana, Fabiano2734Dominguez Perez, Leinier26540-174C80Saint Louis2021
17Nakamura, Hikaru2900Caruana, Fabiano27341-060B10Saint Louis2021
18Caruana, Fabiano2734Svidler, Peter27431-040C84Saint Louis2021
19Rapport, Richard2776Caruana, Fabiano27341/2-1/267A08Saint Louis2021
20Caruana, Fabiano2734So, Wesley28611-041C88Saint Louis2021
21Le, Quang Liem2690Caruana, Fabiano27340-168A46Saint Louis2021
22Caruana, Fabiano2734Shankland, Samuel L27041-059B62Saint Louis2021
23Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2755Caruana, Fabiano27341-051E10Saint Louis2021
24Caruana, Fabiano2734Xiong, Jeffery27240-167D12Saint Louis2021
25Dominguez Perez, Leinier2654Caruana, Fabiano27341/2-1/267B41Saint Louis2021
26Caruana, Fabiano2734Nakamura, Hikaru29001/2-1/271E47Saint Louis2021
27Svidler, Peter2743Caruana, Fabiano27341-045C55Saint Louis2021
28Nakamura, Hikaru2829Caruana, Fabiano27581-043C78Saint Louis2021
29Caruana, Fabiano2758Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar27561-055C80Saint Louis2021
30Caruana, Fabiano2758Rapport, Richard27240-152B40Saint Louis2021
31So, Wesley2774Caruana, Fabiano27580-124C50Saint Louis2021
32Caruana, Fabiano2758Dominguez Perez, Leinier27861-042A05Saint Louis2021
33Shankland, Samuel L2609Caruana, Fabiano27581-051E38Saint Louis2021
34Caruana, Fabiano2758Xiong, Jeffery27301-024B10Saint Louis2021
35Le, Quang Liem2744Caruana, Fabiano27580-154A46Saint Louis2021
36Caruana, Fabiano2758Svidler, Peter27451/2-1/248A48Saint Louis2021
37Caruana, Fabiano2806Jumabayev, Rinat26370-158D36Sochi2021
38Jumabayev, Rinat2637Caruana, Fabiano28061/2-1/244E04Sochi2021
39Caruana, Fabiano2806Megaranto, Susanto25501-015C55Sochi2021
40Caruana, Fabiano2711Firouzja, Alireza27701-065B30Paris2021
41Kramnik, Vladimir2797Caruana, Fabiano27111/2-1/240C55Paris2021
42Caruana, Fabiano2711Aronian, Levon27391/2-1/278E46Paris2021
43Svidler, Peter2754Caruana, Fabiano27110-163B23Paris2021
44Caruana, Fabiano2711Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime28221/2-1/256A05Paris2021
45Radjabov, Teimour2757Caruana, Fabiano27110-144A05Paris2021
46Rapport, Richard2759Caruana, Fabiano27111-062A08Paris2021
47Caruana, Fabiano2711Nepomniachtchi, Ian27851/2-1/245A46Paris2021
48So, Wesley2816Caruana, Fabiano27111/2-1/273E47Paris2021
49Firouzja, Alireza2770Caruana, Fabiano27110-140C55Paris2021
50Caruana, Fabiano2711Kramnik, Vladimir27971/2-1/283E48Paris2021