Fabiano Luigi Caruana is an Italian-American chess grandmaster. A chess prodigy, he became a grandmaster at the age of 14 years, 11 months and 20 days—the youngest grandmaster in the history of both Italy and the United States at the time. Born in Miami to Italian-American parents, Caruana grew up in Park Slope, Brooklyn. He played for the United States until 2005, when he transferred to Italy. He earned his grandmaster title in 2007, and in the same year won his first Italian Chess Championship, a feat he repeated in 2008, 2010 and 2011. He won the Dortmund Sparkassen Chess Meeting in 2012, 2014 and 2015. He also won the Sinquefield Cup 2014, recording a historic 3103 performance rating and improving his Elo rating to 2844, becoming the third-highest-rated player in history. He transferred back to the US in 2015. Having won the FIDE Grand Prix 2014–15, Caruana qualified for the Candidates Tournament 2016, where he was runner-up to Sergey Karjakin.
|Full name:||Fabiano Luigi Caruana|
|Country:||United States, Italy (2005–2015)|
|Born:||July 30, 1992, Miami, Florida, US|
|Peak rating:||2844 (October 2014)|
|Ranking:||No. 2 (February 2020)|
|Peak ranking:||No. 2 (October 2014)|
|Twitter:||Fabiano Caruana's Twitter profile|
|Facebook:||Fabiano Caruana's Facebook profile|
About Fabiano Caruana
Italian-American chess prodigy and Grandmaster who is one of the top players in the world.
He moved from Miami to Brooklyn when he was four years old.
He is the youngest Grandmaster in both United States and Italian history and in 2010 he won the Italian Championship for the third time with a score of 9 points out of 11 games.
His parents moved him to Italy when he was 12 years old.
He and Magnus Carlsen are two of the top players in the world and are only at the beginning of their careers.
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