Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime Age 29


Live Rating
FIDE Rating
#5 (active)
#1 (active)
2819 - 01 Aug 2016
2860 World #2 (active)
2822 World #3 (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, Maxime2778Radjabov, Teimour27651/2-1/ INT2020
2Nakamura, Hikaru2736Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27781/2-1/ INT2020
3Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2778Anand, Viswanathan27531/2-1/ INT2020
4Ding, Liren2791Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27781/2-1/ INT2020
5Nepomniachtchi, Ian2784Vachier-Lagrave, INT2020
6Radjabov, Teimour2765Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27781/2-1/ INT2020
7Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2778Nakamura, Hikaru27361/2-1/ INT2020
8Anand, Viswanathan2753Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27781/2-1/ INT2020
9Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2778Ding, Liren27911/2-1/ INT2020
10Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2778Nepomniachtchi, Ian27841/2-1/ INT2020
11Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2778Nakamura, INT2020
12Nakamura, Hikaru2736Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27781/2-1/ INT2020
13Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2778Nakamura, INT2020
14Nakamura, Hikaru2736Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27781/2-1/ INT2020
15Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2778Nakamura, INT2020
16Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2778Caruana, INT2020
17Caruana, Fabiano2835Vachier-Lagrave, INT2020
18Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2778Caruana, Fabiano28351/2-1/ INT2020
19Caruana, Fabiano2835Vachier-Lagrave, INT2020
20Firouzja, Alireza2728Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27781/2-1/ INT2020
21Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2778Firouzja, INT2020
22Firouzja, Alireza2728Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27781/2-1/ INT2020
23Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2778Firouzja, Alireza27281/2-1/ INT2020
24Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2778Carlsen, Magnus28631/2-1/ INT2020
25Carlsen, Magnus2863Vachier-Lagrave, INT2020
26Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2778Carlsen, Magnus28631/2-1/ INT2020
27Carlsen, Magnus2863Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27781/2-1/ INT2020
28Ding, Liren2791Vachier-Lagrave, INT2020
29Ding, Liren2791Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27781/2-1/ INT2020
30Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2778Ding, Liren27911/2-1/ INT2020
31Ding, Liren2791Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27781/2-1/ INT2020
32Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2778Ding, Liren27911/2-1/ INT2020
33Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2778Nepomniachtchi, INT2020
34Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2778Nepomniachtchi, INT2020
35Nepomniachtchi, Ian2784Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27781/2-1/ INT2020
36Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2778Nepomniachtchi, Ian27841/2-1/ INT2020
37Nepomniachtchi, Ian2784Vachier-Lagrave, INT2020
38Giri, Anish2764Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27781/2-1/ INT2020
39Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2778Giri, Anish27641/2-1/ INT2020
40Giri, Anish2764Vachier-Lagrave, INT2020
41Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2778Giri, INT2020
42Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2767Nepomniachtchi, Ian27741-042C19Yekaterinburg2020
43Wang, Hao2762Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27671/2-1/283D86Yekaterinburg2020
44Alekseenko, Kirill2698Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27671/2-1/233B90Yekaterinburg2020
45Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2767Grischuk, Alexander27771/2-1/253C67Yekaterinburg2020
46Giri, Anish2763Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27671/2-1/230D85Yekaterinburg2020
47Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2767Ding, Liren28051-037C88Yekaterinburg2020
48Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2767Caruana, Fabiano28421/2-1/244C78Yekaterinburg2020
49Svane, Rasmus2608Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27701/2-1/235A05Germany2020
50Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2770Maghsoodloo, Parham26741-0100D38Gibraltar2020