Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime Age 26


Live Rating
FIDE Rating
#5 (active)
#1 (active)
2819 - 01 Aug 2016
2770 World #13 (active)
2825 World #4 (active)
21 Oct 1990
Nogent-sur-Marne, France

Grandmaster in 2005, aged 14 years 4 months.

French U8 Champion 1997 (aged 6), French U10 Champion 1999 (aged 8), French U12 Champion 2000 (aged 9); French U16 Champion 2002 (aged 11), World Junior Champion 2009.

Champion of Paris 2007 & 2008, Champion of France 2007, 2011 and co-champion in 2012; European Blitz Champion 2010 & 2012.

World Cup 2009, 2011, 2013 & 2015.

Represented France at the Olympiads of 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012 & 2014 and at the European Team Championships of 2007, 2011, 2013 (winning team silver) & 2015 (individual silver board one). Won team gold with the NAO Chess Club team at the French U16 Team Championships in 2004-2005 & 2005-2006 and with the NAO Chess Club in the senior league, also in 2005-2006. Won team gold with the Clichy Club in 2012 and 2013 in the French Top 12 League.

Vachier-Lagrave's best tournament results include winning Gyorgy Marx VI 2008, Biel 2009, 2013, 2014 & 2015, Unive 2010, SPICE Cup 2012, and equal first at Biel 2010, at the Al Ain Classic 2012, at Gibraltar 2013 & 2016 and at the London Chess Classic 2015.

His highest official rating to date is 2819 in August 2016.

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#White PlayerRatingBlack PlayerRatingResultMovesECOSiteYear 
1Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2795Gledura, Benjamin26021-031C53France2017
2Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2772Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27951/2-1/216D70Moscow2017
3Tomashevsky, Evgeny2696Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27951/2-1/2101D80Moscow2017
4Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2795Radjabov, Teimour27101/2-1/219B30Moscow2017
5Ding, Liren2773Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27951/2-1/252A20Moscow2017
6Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2795Salem, A.R. Saleh26331-036B10Moscow2017
7Grischuk, Alexander2750Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27951/2-1/266B90Moscow2017
8Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2795Gelfand, Boris27241/2-1/243B30Moscow2017
9Hou, Yifan2652Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27951/2-1/225A04Moscow2017
10Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2795Adams, Michael27471/2-1/227C89Moscow2017
11Zelbel, Patrick2425Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime28030-168B22Germany2017
12Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2803Ragger, Markus26811-045A05Germany2017
13Carlsen, Magnus2838Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime28031/2-1/259B92Karlsruhe2017
14Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2803Meier, Georg26211/2-1/240C10Karlsruhe2017
15Caruana, Fabiano2817Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime28031/2-1/243B96Karlsruhe2017
16Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2803Hou, Yifan26491-068C65Karlsruhe2017
17Aronian, Levon2774Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime28031-042A04Karlsruhe2017
18Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2803Bluebaum, Matthias26341-074A07Karlsruhe2017
19Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2803Naiditsch, Arkadij27020-143C11Karlsruhe2017
20Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2803Jobava, INT2017
21Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2803Agrest, INT2017
22Meier, Georg2630Vachier-Lagrave, INT2017
23Pantzar, Milton2257Vachier-Lagrave, INT2017
24Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2803Haria, INT2017
25Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2803Movsesian, INT2017
26Harvey, Marcus R2275Vachier-Lagrave, INT2017
27Edouard, Romain2626Vachier-Lagrave, INT2017
28Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2796Grischuk, Alexander27421/2-1/223C67Sharjah2017
29Nepomniachtchi, Ian2749Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27961/2-1/296A29Sharjah2017
30Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2796Jakovenko, Dmitrij27091/2-1/221C67Sharjah2017
31Adams, Michael2751Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27961/2-1/228A20Sharjah2017
32Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2796Ducarmon, INT2017
33Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2796Kleijn, INT2017
34Van Wely, Loek2695Vachier-Lagrave, INT2017
35Van der Lende, Ilias2315Vachier-Lagrave, INT2017
36Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2796Aronian, Levon27851/2-1/243C89Sharjah2017
37Nakamura, Hikaru2785Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27961/2-1/218B51Sharjah2017
38Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2796Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar27661/2-1/251C84Sharjah2017
39Rapport, Richard2692Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27960-154A01Sharjah2017
40Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2796Li, Chao B27201-050C42Sharjah2017
41Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2796Swiercz, INT2017
42Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2796Finegold, INT2017
43So, Wesley2808Vachier-Lagrave, INT2017
44So, Wesley2808Vachier-Lagrave, INT2017
45Rosenthal, Nicholas2156Vachier-Lagrave, INT2017
46Gelfand, Boris2721Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27961/2-1/230A04Gibraltar2017
47Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2796Yu, Yangyi27381/2-1/232C42Gibraltar2017
48Anton Guijarro, David2650Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27961/2-1/236D85Gibraltar2017
49Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2796Adams, Michael27511-055C67Gibraltar2017
50Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2796Gupta, Abhijeet26451-043C67Gibraltar2017