Fabiano Caruana

Fabiano CaruanaFabiano Luigi Caruana (1992-) is an Italian-American well known chess player. A chess prodigy he received the grandmaster title at just 14 years (2007) being one of the youngest grandmasters.

Magnus Carlsen vs Fabiano Caruana

World Chess Championship 2018: Fabiano Caruana vs Magnus Carlsen – Game 5

This was a more interesting game, where both players pushed more aggressively. Both Carlsen and Caruana made a few small inaccuracies, but for the most part, the game was even, leading to an inevitable draw. More 🡢

Magnus Carlsen vs Fabiano Caruana

World Chess Championship 2018: Magnus Carlsen vs Fabiano Caruana – Game 4

Some controversy sparked just before the uneventful game, as a clip showing Fabiano’s daily activities was briefly uploaded to YouTube. The clip contained a few shots of a laptop screen showing openings research. The clip was taken down and it’s unclear if Carlsen’s team extracted any insight from it. More 🡢

Magnus Carlsen vs Fabiano Caruana

World Chess Championship 2018: Fabiano Caruana vs Magnus Carlsen – Game 3

Another day, another draw after 49 moves. Caruana and Carlsen repeated the Rossolimo Variation from their first game. More 🡢

Magnus Carlsen vs Fabiano Caruana

World Chess Championship 2018: Magnus Carlsen vs Fabiano Caruana – Game 2

Fabiano was clearly in charge, but Carlsen successfully maneuvered for a draw. More 🡢

Magnus Carlsen vs Fabiano Caruana

World Chess Championship 2018: Fabiano Caruana vs Magnus Carlsen – Game 1

The first match was a grueling marathon that lasted 7 hours, and although Carlsen had the advantage, he wasn’t able to convert it to a win. More 🡢

Magnus Carlsen vs Fabiano Caruana

Myths and unknowns about chess and the contenders for the World Chess Championship

If Fabiano Caruana wins the World Chess Championship match against champion Magnus Carlsen this month, he will be the first American to hold the championship title since Bobby Fischer won it in 1972. The match between Caruana, age 26, and Carlsen, age 27, of Norway, takes place in London, England, from Nov. 9 to 28. More 🡢