Fabiano Caruana is a two-time U.S. Champion and current World No. 8. With a peak FIDE rating of 2844, Caruana owns the 3rd highest classical rating ever recorded. In 2018, Caruana won the FIDE Candidates Tournament, challenging Magnus Carlsen in the World Championship match later that year, but ultimately losing in the rapid tiebreak. Caruana’s best performance to date took place in the 2014 Sinquefield Cup, where he started with an astonishing 7/7 before ultimately finishing in clear first place with 8.5/10, scoring an incredible 3098 performance.