Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime Age 26


Live Rating
FIDE Rating
#5 (active)
#1 (active)
2819 - 01 Aug 2016
2770 World #13 (active)
2825 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 
1Nepomniachtchi, Ian2749Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27961/2-1/296A29Sharjah2017
2Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2796Jakovenko, Dmitrij27091/2-1/221C67Sharjah2017
3Adams, Michael2751Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27961/2-1/228A20Sharjah2017
4Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2796Aronian, Levon27851/2-1/243C89Sharjah2017
5Nakamura, Hikaru2785Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27961/2-1/218B51Sharjah2017
6Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2796Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar27661/2-1/251C84Sharjah2017
7Rapport, Richard2692Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27960-154A01Sharjah2017
8Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2796Li, Chao B27201-050C42Sharjah2017
9So, Wesley2808Vachier-Lagrave, INT2017
10So, Wesley2808Vachier-Lagrave, INT2017
11Gelfand, Boris2721Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27961/2-1/230A04Gibraltar2017
12Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2796Yu, Yangyi27381/2-1/232C42Gibraltar2017
13Anton Guijarro, David2650Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27961/2-1/236D85Gibraltar2017
14Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2796Adams, Michael27511-055C67Gibraltar2017
15Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2796Gupta, Abhijeet26451-043C67Gibraltar2017
16Howell, David2655Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27961/2-1/237A04Gibraltar2017
17Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2796Piorun, Kacper26511-063C84Gibraltar2017
18Salomon, Johan2470Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27960-129B51Gibraltar2017
19Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2796Steinberg, Nitzan24861/2-1/228B51Gibraltar2017
20Sodoma, Jan2344Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27960-139A49Gibraltar2017
21Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2796Fontaine, Robert25491/2-1/ INT2017
22Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2796Daulyte, INT2017
23Perez, Flavio2304Vachier-Lagrave, INT2017
24Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2796Jones, Gawain INT2017
25Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2796Rendle, INT2017
26Arkell, Keith C2438Vachier-Lagrave, INT2017
27Ansell, Simon2349Vachier-Lagrave, INT2017
28Ivanchuk, Vassily2754Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime28231/2-1/239B92Doha2016
29Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2823Dominguez Perez, Leinier27831/2-1/248A05Doha2016
30Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2813Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime28230-146D90Doha2016
31Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2823Grischuk, Alexander27611/2-1/229B52Doha2016
32Nakamura, Hikaru2842Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime28230-170A20Doha2016
33Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2823Wojtaszek, Radoslaw26661-047A07Doha2016
34Dubov, Daniil2724Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime28231/2-1/261A29Doha2016
35Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2823Radjabov, Teimour28001/2-1/252A05Doha2016
36Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2823Carlsen, Magnus28730-143C78Doha2016
37Karjakin, Sergey2800Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime28231/2-1/228A04Doha2016
38Salem, A.R. Saleh2636Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime28230-140D86Doha2016
39Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2823Riazantsev, Alexander26781-030B10Doha2016
40Naiditsch, Arkadij2647Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime28230-150B50Doha2016
41Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2823Morozevich, Alexander26840-173A07Doha2016
42Ganguly, Surya Shekhar2546Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime28230-158B90Doha2016
43Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2823Debashis, Das24301-052B52Doha2016
44Matlakov, Maxim2668Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime28231-034A04Doha2016
45Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2823Kozul, Zdenko26491-030A05Doha2016
46Fressinet, Laurent2628Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime28230-140A04Doha2016
47Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2823Inarkiev, Ernesto26051/2-1/256C84Doha2016
48Grandelius, Nils2602Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime28231/2-1/264A04Doha2016
49Amonatov, Farrukh2693Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27951-029B90Doha2016
50Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2795Grischuk, Alexander27670-134B90Doha2016