Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime Age 26


Live Rating
FIDE Rating
#5 (active)
#1 (active)
2819 - 01 Aug 2016
2770 World #13 (active)
2825 World #6 (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, Maxime2803Jobava, INT2017
2Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2803Agrest, INT2017
3Meier, Georg2630Vachier-Lagrave, INT2017
4Pantzar, Milton2257Vachier-Lagrave, INT2017
5Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2803Haria, INT2017
6Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2803Movsesian, INT2017
7Harvey, Marcus R2275Vachier-Lagrave, INT2017
8Edouard, Romain2626Vachier-Lagrave, INT2017
9Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2796Grischuk, Alexander27421/2-1/223C67Sharjah2017
10Nepomniachtchi, Ian2749Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27961/2-1/296A29Sharjah2017
11Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2796Jakovenko, Dmitrij27091/2-1/221C67Sharjah2017
12Adams, Michael2751Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27961/2-1/228A20Sharjah2017
13Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2796Ducarmon, INT2017
14Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2796Kleijn, INT2017
15Van Wely, Loek2695Vachier-Lagrave, INT2017
16Van der Lende, Ilias2315Vachier-Lagrave, INT2017
17Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2796Aronian, Levon27851/2-1/243C89Sharjah2017
18Nakamura, Hikaru2785Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27961/2-1/218B51Sharjah2017
19Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2796Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar27661/2-1/251C84Sharjah2017
20Rapport, Richard2692Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27960-154A01Sharjah2017
21Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2796Li, Chao B27201-050C42Sharjah2017
22Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2796Swiercz, INT2017
23Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2796Finegold, INT2017
24So, Wesley2808Vachier-Lagrave, INT2017
25So, Wesley2808Vachier-Lagrave, INT2017
26Rosenthal, Nicholas2156Vachier-Lagrave, INT2017
27Gelfand, Boris2721Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27961/2-1/230A04Gibraltar2017
28Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2796Yu, Yangyi27381/2-1/232C42Gibraltar2017
29Anton Guijarro, David2650Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27961/2-1/236D85Gibraltar2017
30Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2796Adams, Michael27511-055C67Gibraltar2017
31Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2796Gupta, Abhijeet26451-043C67Gibraltar2017
32Howell, David2655Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27961/2-1/237A04Gibraltar2017
33Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2796Piorun, Kacper26511-063C84Gibraltar2017
34Salomon, Johan2470Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27960-129B51Gibraltar2017
35Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2796Steinberg, Nitzan24861/2-1/228B51Gibraltar2017
36Sodoma, Jan2344Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27960-139A49Gibraltar2017
37Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2796Fontaine, Robert25491/2-1/ INT2017
38Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2796Daulyte, INT2017
39Perez, Flavio2304Vachier-Lagrave, INT2017
40Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2796Jones, Gawain INT2017
41Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2796Rendle, INT2017
42Arkell, Keith C2438Vachier-Lagrave, INT2017
43Ansell, Simon2349Vachier-Lagrave, INT2017
44Ivanchuk, Vassily2754Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime28231/2-1/239B92Doha2016
45Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2823Dominguez Perez, Leinier27831/2-1/248A05Doha2016
46Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2813Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime28230-146D90Doha2016
47Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2823Grischuk, Alexander27611/2-1/229B52Doha2016
48Nakamura, Hikaru2842Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime28230-170A20Doha2016
49Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2823Wojtaszek, Radoslaw26661-047A07Doha2016
50Dubov, Daniil2724Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime28231/2-1/261A29Doha2016