Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime Age 27


Live Rating
FIDE Rating
#5 (active)
#1 (active)
2819 - 01 Aug 2016
2786 World #10 (active)
2937 World #2 (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 
1Karjakin, Sergey2773Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27791/2-1/2119D86Saint Louis2018
2Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2779Aronian, Levon27671/2-1/241C67Saint Louis2018
3Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2779Nakamura, Hikaru27771/2-1/255C53Saint Louis2018
4Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2801Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27791/2-1/244D85Saint Louis2018
5Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2779Caruana, Fabiano28221/2-1/239C42Saint Louis2018
6Grischuk, Alexander2766Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27791/2-1/225B96Saint Louis2018
7Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2779So, Wesley27801/2-1/244C67Saint Louis2018
8Anand, Viswanathan2768Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27791/2-1/237B96Saint Louis2018
9Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2779Carlsen, Magnus28421/2-1/237B30Saint Louis2018
10Nakamura, Hikaru2913Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime28780-162B51Saint Louis2018
11Nakamura, Hikaru2777Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27790-162B51Saint Louis2018
12Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2878So, Wesley28001/2-1/241C84Saint Louis2018
13Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2779So, Wesley27801/2-1/241C77Saint Louis2018
14Karjakin, Sergey2898Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime28781/2-1/245A04Saint Louis2018
15Karjakin, Sergey2773Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27791/2-1/245B13Saint Louis2018
16Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2878Caruana, Fabiano27091-044C84Saint Louis2018
17Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2779Caruana, Fabiano28221-044C77Saint Louis2018
18Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2878Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar27951-067B12Saint Louis2018
19Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2779Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar28011-067B12Saint Louis2018
20Aronian, Levon2871Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime28781-034B90Saint Louis2018
21Aronian, Levon2767Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27791-034B90Saint Louis2018
22Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2878Dominguez Perez, Leinier26871-057C67Saint Louis2018
23Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2779Dominguez Perez, Leinier27391-057C67Saint Louis2018
24Grischuk, Alexander2831Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime28780-172B92Saint Louis2018
25Grischuk, Alexander2766Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27790-172B92Saint Louis2018
26Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2878Anand, Viswanathan28121/2-1/227C42Saint Louis2018
27Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2779Anand, Viswanathan27681/2-1/227C42Saint Louis2018
28Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2878Nakamura, Hikaru29131/2-1/241A00Saint Louis2018
29Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2779Nakamura, Hikaru27771/2-1/241B06Saint Louis2018
30So, Wesley2800Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime28781/2-1/247A33Saint Louis2018
31So, Wesley2780Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27791/2-1/247A33Saint Louis2018
32Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2878Karjakin, Sergey28981-049C53Saint Louis2018
33Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2779Karjakin, Sergey27731-049C54Saint Louis2018
34Caruana, Fabiano2709Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime28780-186A48Saint Louis2018
35Caruana, Fabiano2822Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27790-186A48Saint Louis2018
36Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2795Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime28780-160D70Saint Louis2018
37Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2801Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27790-160D71Saint Louis2018
38Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2878Aronian, Levon28711/2-1/237C67Saint Louis2018
39Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2779Aronian, Levon27671/2-1/237C67Saint Louis2018
40Dominguez Perez, Leinier2687Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime28780-135A04Saint Louis2018
41Dominguez Perez, Leinier2739Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27790-135A34Saint Louis2018
42Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2878Grischuk, Alexander28311/2-1/229C67Saint Louis2018
43Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2779Grischuk, Alexander27661/2-1/229C67Saint Louis2018
44Anand, Viswanathan2812Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime28780-151A48Saint Louis2018
45Anand, Viswanathan2768Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27790-151A48Saint Louis2018
46Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2798Karjakin, Sergey27931/2-1/237C67Saint Louis2018
47Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2779Karjakin, Sergey27731/2-1/237C67Saint Louis2018
48Aronian, Levon2806Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27981-047B90Saint Louis2018
49Aronian, Levon2767Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27791-047B90Saint Louis2018
50Nakamura, Hikaru2824Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27981-068B51Saint Louis2018