Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime Age 27


Live Rating
FIDE Rating
#5 (active)
#1 (active)
2819 - 01 Aug 2016
2777 World #11 (active)
2839 World #5 (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, Maxime2789Meier, Georg26481/2-1/252A07Karlsruhe2018
2Bluebaum, Matthias2631Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27891/2-1/245A04Karlsruhe2018
3Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2789Caruana, Fabiano27840-136A29Karlsruhe2018
4Vitiugov, Nikita2735Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27891/2-1/268D70Karlsruhe2018
5Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2789Aronian, Levon27941/2-1/236C88Karlsruhe2018
6Carlsen, Magnus2843Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27891/2-1/240A04Karlsruhe2018
7Hou, Yifan2654Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27890-146A04Karlsruhe2018
8Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2789Anand, Viswanathan27761-038B48Karlsruhe2018
9Naiditsch, Arkadij2701Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27891/2-1/244A48Karlsruhe2018
10Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2789Gunina, Valentina25071/2-1/ INT2018
11Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2789Libiszewski, INT2018
12Barseghyan, Harutyun2464Vachier-Lagrave, INT2018
13Fontaine, Robert2563Vachier-Lagrave, INT2018
14Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2789Areshchenko, Alexander26471/2-1/227B91Germany2018
15Navara, David2737Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27890-138D97Germany2018
16Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2793Jones, Gawain C INT2018
17Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2793Roberson, Peter INT2018
18Rendle, Thomas2362Vachier-Lagrave, INT2018
19Yanchenko, Roman2436Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27931/2-1/ INT2018
20Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2793Admiraal, Miguoel24531/2-1/ INT2018
21Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2793Van der Lende, INT2018
22Lopez, Jasel2316Vachier-Lagrave, INT2018
23Van Wely, Loek2656Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27931/2-1/ INT2018
24Harikrishna, Pentala2745Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27931/2-1/226A04Germany2018
25Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2793Ivanchuk, Vassily27311/2-1/239B11Germany2018
26Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2793Jobava, INT2018
27Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2793Borisek, Jure25761/2-1/ INT2018
28Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2793Sebenik, Matej25511/2-1/ INT2018
29Pavasovic, Dusko2540Vachier-Lagrave, INT2018
30Skuhala, Jernej2294Vachier-Lagrave, INT2018
31Grandelius, Nils2646Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27931/2-1/256A04Germany2018
32Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2793Olszewski, Michal25401-039C92Germany2018
33Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2793Melkumyan, INT2018
34Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2793Gupta, INT2018
35Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2793Ghosh, INT2018
36Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2793Carlsen, Magnus28341/2-1/ INT2018
37Volodin, Aleksandr2462Vachier-Lagrave, INT2018
38Holm, Kristian Stuvik2436Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27931/2-1/ INT2018
39Plat, Vojtech2569Vachier-Lagrave, INT2018
40Andreikin, Dmitry2712Vachier-Lagrave, INT2018
41Aronian, Levon2833Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime28391-050A48Gibraltar2018
42Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2839Aronian, Levon28331/2-1/263C67Gibraltar2018
43Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2774Aronian, Levon27791/2-1/245A01Gibraltar2018
44Aronian, Levon2833Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime28391/2-1/234A45Gibraltar2018
45Nakamura, Hikaru2853Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime28391/2-1/265D85Gibraltar2018
46Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2839Nakamura, Hikaru28531-049C67Gibraltar2018
47Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2774Nakamura, Hikaru28231/2-1/224A06Gibraltar2018
48Nakamura, Hikaru2823Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27741/2-1/255D85Gibraltar2018
49Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2793Aronian, Levon27971/2-1/263C67Caleta2018
50Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2793Nakamura, Hikaru27811/2-1/224D37Caleta2018