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 
1Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2796Jones, Gawain INT2017
2Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2796Rendle, INT2017
3Arkell, Keith C2438Vachier-Lagrave, INT2017
4Ansell, Simon2349Vachier-Lagrave, INT2017
5Ivanchuk, Vassily2754Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime28231/2-1/239B92Doha2016
6Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2823Dominguez Perez, Leinier27831/2-1/248A05Doha2016
7Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2813Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime28230-146D90Doha2016
8Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2823Grischuk, Alexander27611/2-1/229B52Doha2016
9Nakamura, Hikaru2842Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime28230-170A20Doha2016
10Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2823Wojtaszek, Radoslaw26661-047A07Doha2016
11Dubov, Daniil2724Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime28231/2-1/261A29Doha2016
12Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2823Radjabov, Teimour28001/2-1/252A05Doha2016
13Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2823Carlsen, Magnus28730-143C78Doha2016
14Karjakin, Sergey2800Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime28231/2-1/228A04Doha2016
15Salem, A.R. Saleh2636Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime28230-140D86Doha2016
16Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2823Riazantsev, Alexander26781-030B10Doha2016
17Naiditsch, Arkadij2647Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime28230-150B50Doha2016
18Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2823Morozevich, Alexander26840-173A07Doha2016
19Ganguly, Surya Shekhar2546Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime28230-158B90Doha2016
20Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2823Debashis, Das24301-052B52Doha2016
21Matlakov, Maxim2668Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime28231-034A04Doha2016
22Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2823Kozul, Zdenko26491-030A05Doha2016
23Fressinet, Laurent2628Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime28230-140A04Doha2016
24Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2823Inarkiev, Ernesto26051/2-1/256C84Doha2016
25Grandelius, Nils2602Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime28231/2-1/264A04Doha2016
26Amonatov, Farrukh2693Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27951-029B90Doha2016
27Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2795Grischuk, Alexander27670-134B90Doha2016
28Nakamura, Hikaru2839Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27950-167B51Doha2016
29Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2795Dreev, Alexey27051-045A07Doha2016
30Akopian, Vladimir2698Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27951/2-1/237B90Doha2016
31Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2795Vidit, Santosh Gujrathi26430-190B12Doha2016
32Bu, Xiangzhi2663Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27950-149A04Doha2016
33Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2795Yu, Yangyi27430-151B30Doha2016
34Pantsulaia, Levan2622Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27951/2-1/240A05Doha2016
35Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2795Tomashevsky, Evgeny27101-039B12Doha2016
36Li, Chao B2648Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27951/2-1/242D84Doha2016
37Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2795Riazantsev, Alexander26711-046B11Doha2016
38Lu, Shanglei2615Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27950-136B51Doha2016
39Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2795Adly, Ahmed26271/2-1/267B90Doha2016
40Wei, Yi2609Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27951/2-1/243B91Doha2016
41So, Wesley2794Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime28041/2-1/235A04London2016
42Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2804Adams, Michael27481/2-1/253C65London2016
43Nakamura, Hikaru2779Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime28041-037B96London2016
44Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2804Aronian, Levon27851-041C50London2016
45Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2804Caruana, Fabiano28231/2-1/234C42London2016
46Kramnik, Vladimir2809Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime28041/2-1/261A49London2016
47Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2804Topalov, Veselin27601/2-1/244C67London2016
48Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2804Topalov, Veselin27601/2-1/244C67London2016
49Anand, Viswanathan2779Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime28041-033B90London2016
50Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2804Giri, Anish27711/2-1/224B90London2016