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 
1Carlsen, Magnus2838Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime28031/2-1/259B92Karlsruhe2017
2Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2803Meier, Georg26211/2-1/240C10Karlsruhe2017
3Caruana, Fabiano2817Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime28031/2-1/243B96Karlsruhe2017
4Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2803Hou, Yifan26491-068C65Karlsruhe2017
5Aronian, Levon2774Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime28031-042A04Karlsruhe2017
6Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2803Bluebaum, Matthias26341-074A07Karlsruhe2017
7Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2803Naiditsch, Arkadij27020-143C11Karlsruhe2017
8Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2803Jobava, INT2017
9Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2803Agrest, INT2017
10Meier, Georg2630Vachier-Lagrave, INT2017
11Pantzar, Milton2257Vachier-Lagrave, INT2017
12Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2803Haria, INT2017
13Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2803Movsesian, INT2017
14Harvey, Marcus R2275Vachier-Lagrave, INT2017
15Edouard, Romain2626Vachier-Lagrave, INT2017
16Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2796Grischuk, Alexander27421/2-1/223C67Sharjah2017
17Nepomniachtchi, Ian2749Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27961/2-1/296A29Sharjah2017
18Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2796Jakovenko, Dmitrij27091/2-1/221C67Sharjah2017
19Adams, Michael2751Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27961/2-1/228A20Sharjah2017
20Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2796Ducarmon, INT2017
21Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2796Kleijn, INT2017
22Van Wely, Loek2695Vachier-Lagrave, INT2017
23Van der Lende, Ilias2315Vachier-Lagrave, INT2017
24Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2796Aronian, Levon27851/2-1/243C89Sharjah2017
25Nakamura, Hikaru2785Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27961/2-1/218B51Sharjah2017
26Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2796Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar27661/2-1/251C84Sharjah2017
27Rapport, Richard2692Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27960-154A01Sharjah2017
28Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2796Li, Chao B27201-050C42Sharjah2017
29Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2796Swiercz, INT2017
30Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2796Finegold, INT2017
31So, Wesley2808Vachier-Lagrave, INT2017
32So, Wesley2808Vachier-Lagrave, INT2017
33Rosenthal, Nicholas2156Vachier-Lagrave, INT2017
34Gelfand, Boris2721Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27961/2-1/230A04Gibraltar2017
35Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2796Yu, Yangyi27381/2-1/232C42Gibraltar2017
36Anton Guijarro, David2650Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27961/2-1/236D85Gibraltar2017
37Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2796Adams, Michael27511-055C67Gibraltar2017
38Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2796Gupta, Abhijeet26451-043C67Gibraltar2017
39Howell, David2655Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27961/2-1/237A04Gibraltar2017
40Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2796Piorun, Kacper26511-063C84Gibraltar2017
41Salomon, Johan2470Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27960-129B51Gibraltar2017
42Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2796Steinberg, Nitzan24861/2-1/228B51Gibraltar2017
43Sodoma, Jan2344Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27960-139A49Gibraltar2017
44Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2796Fontaine, Robert25491/2-1/ INT2017
45Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2796Daulyte, INT2017
46Perez, Flavio2304Vachier-Lagrave, INT2017
47Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2796Jones, Gawain INT2017
48Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2796Rendle, INT2017
49Arkell, Keith C2438Vachier-Lagrave, INT2017
50Ansell, Simon2349Vachier-Lagrave, INT2017