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, Maxime2778Nepomniachtchi, INT2020
2Ding, Liren2791Vachier-Lagrave, INT2020
3Caruana, Fabiano2835Vachier-Lagrave, INT2020
4Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2778Radjabov, INT2020
5Giri, Anish2764Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27781/2-1/ INT2020
6Nepomniachtchi, Ian2784Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27781/2-1/ INT2020
7Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2778Ding, Liren27911/2-1/ INT2020
8Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2778Caruana, INT2020
9Radjabov, Teimour2765Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27781/2-1/ INT2020
10Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2778Giri, Anish27641/2-1/ INT2020
11So, Wesley2770Vachier-Lagrave, INT2020
12Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2778So, INT2020
13So, Wesley2770Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27781/2-1/ INT2020
14Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2778So, INT2020
15So, Wesley2770Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27781/2-1/ INT2020
16Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2778So, Wesley27701/2-1/ INT2020
17Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2778So, Wesley27701/2-1/ INT2020
18So, Wesley2770Vachier-Lagrave, INT2020
19Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2778So, INT2020
20So, Wesley2770Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27781/2-1/ INT2020
21Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2778So, Wesley27701/2-1/ INT2020
22So, Wesley2770Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27781/2-1/ INT2020
23Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2778Radjabov, Teimour27651/2-1/ INT2020
24Nakamura, Hikaru2736Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27781/2-1/ INT2020
25Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2778Anand, Viswanathan27531/2-1/ INT2020
26Ding, Liren2791Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27781/2-1/ INT2020
27Nepomniachtchi, Ian2784Vachier-Lagrave, INT2020
28Radjabov, Teimour2765Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27781/2-1/ INT2020
29Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2778Nakamura, Hikaru27361/2-1/ INT2020
30Anand, Viswanathan2753Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27781/2-1/ INT2020
31Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2778Ding, Liren27911/2-1/ INT2020
32Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2778Nepomniachtchi, Ian27841/2-1/ INT2020
33Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2778Nakamura, INT2020
34Nakamura, Hikaru2736Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27781/2-1/ INT2020
35Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2778Nakamura, INT2020
36Nakamura, Hikaru2736Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27781/2-1/ INT2020
37Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2778Nakamura, INT2020
38Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2778Caruana, INT2020
39Caruana, Fabiano2835Vachier-Lagrave, INT2020
40Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2778Caruana, Fabiano28351/2-1/ INT2020
41Caruana, Fabiano2835Vachier-Lagrave, INT2020
42Firouzja, Alireza2728Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27781/2-1/ INT2020
43Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2778Firouzja, INT2020
44Firouzja, Alireza2728Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27781/2-1/ INT2020
45Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2778Firouzja, Alireza27281/2-1/ INT2020
46Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2778Carlsen, Magnus28631/2-1/ INT2020
47Carlsen, Magnus2863Vachier-Lagrave, INT2020
48Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2778Carlsen, Magnus28631/2-1/ INT2020
49Carlsen, Magnus2863Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27781/2-1/ INT2020
50Ding, Liren2791Vachier-Lagrave, INT2020