|Full name||Fabiano Luigi Caruana|
|Country||Italy United States|
|FIDE rating||2822 |
(World #2 as of July, 2018)
|Peak rating||2822 (July 2018)|
He became a grandmaster at the age of 14 years, 11 months and 20 days, making him the youngest grandmaster in the history of Italy and the United States. Fabiano won the 2018 Candidates Tournament, which gave him the chance to play Magnus Carlsen for the title of World Chess Champion. Caruana and Carlsen played 12 games using Classical time controls. All of these games ended in a draw. This is the only time in the history of the world chess championship that all classical games have ended in a draw. On 28 November, rapid chess was used as a tie-breaker; Caruana lost three games in a row, and Carlsen kept his title as World Chess Champion.
References[change | change source]
- "Top 20 Juniors November 2012", FIDE Top Players Lists, November 1, 2012, retrieved 2012-11-01