Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime Age 28


Live Rating
FIDE Rating
#6 (active)
#1 (active)
2819 - 01 Aug 2016
2867 World #1 (active)
2763 World #17 (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 
1Kovalenko, Igor2674Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27740-164B23Khanty-Mansiysk2019
2Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2774Kovalenko, Igor26741-086B40Khanty-Mansiysk2019
3Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2774Anwuli, Daniel22841-043C84Khanty-Mansiysk2019
4Anwuli, Daniel2284Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27740-151A29Khanty-Mansiysk2019
5Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2778Carlsen, Magnus28820-144B31Saint Louis2019
6Nepomniachtchi, Ian2774Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27780-146A04Saint Louis2019
7Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2778Nakamura, Hikaru27431/2-1/259B10Saint Louis2019
8Karjakin, Sergey2750Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27781-051D86Saint Louis2019
9Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2778Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar27641/2-1/233C53Saint Louis2019
10Caruana, Fabiano2818Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27781/2-1/253B90Saint Louis2019
11Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2778Anand, Viswanathan27561/2-1/225C53Saint Louis2019
12Giri, Anish2779Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27781/2-1/245D86Saint Louis2019
13Ding, Liren2805Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27781/2-1/250D85Saint Louis2019
14Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2778So, Wesley27761/2-1/243C53Saint Louis2019
15Aronian, Levon2765Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27781/2-1/225A48Saint Louis2019
16Aronian, Levon2840Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime29390-145A47Saint Louis2019
17Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2939Dominguez Perez, Leinier27031-047A13Saint Louis2019
18Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2939Caruana, Fabiano27720-167B30Saint Louis2019
19Yu, Yangyi2718Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime29391-032D93Saint Louis2019
20Ding, Liren2779Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime29391-037D70Saint Louis2019
21Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2939Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar27871/2-1/253C53Saint Louis2019
22Karjakin, Sergey2798Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime29391-061B90Saint Louis2019
23Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2939Rapport, Richard27361-042C84Saint Louis2019
24Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2939Carlsen, Magnus29201/2-1/255B30Saint Louis2019
25Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2939Aronian, Levon28401-030C53Saint Louis2019
26Dominguez Perez, Leinier2703Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime29391-049B90Saint Louis2019
27Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2939Yu, Yangyi27181-098C42Saint Louis2019
28Caruana, Fabiano2772Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime29390-130B90Saint Louis2019
29Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2939Ding, Liren27790-139C53Saint Louis2019
30Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2787Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime29390-145A45Saint Louis2019
31Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2939Karjakin, Sergey27981/2-1/249C67Saint Louis2019
32Rapport, Richard2736Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime29391-037A45Saint Louis2019
33Carlsen, Magnus2920Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime29391-090D70Saint Louis2019
34Caruana, Fabiano2807Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime28430-137D70Saint Louis2019
35Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2843Dominguez Perez, Leinier27691-044C67Saint Louis2019
36Carlsen, Magnus2895Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime28431-034D97Saint Louis2019
37Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2843Ding, Liren27861-064C53Saint Louis2019
38Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2787Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime28430-156A49Saint Louis2019
39Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2843Karjakin, Sergey27591-066B10Saint Louis2019
40Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2843Rapport, Richard27191-050C02Saint Louis2019
41Yu, Yangyi2775Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime28431/2-1/266D93Saint Louis2019
42Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2843Aronian, Levon27040-145C55Saint Louis2019
43Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2948Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar27781/2-1/275C50Paris2019
44Duda, Jan Krzysztof2778Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime29481-056A30Paris2019
45Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2948Anand, Viswanathan27301/2-1/234C77Paris2019
46Giri, Anish2770Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime29481-032B90Paris2019
47Nepomniachtchi, Ian2815Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime29481-022B23Paris2019
48Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2948Nakamura, Hikaru29021-046A00Paris2019
49Caruana, Fabiano2772Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime29481-048B92Paris2019
50Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2948Grischuk, Alexander27331/2-1/255A05Paris2019