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Play Like Maxime Vachier-Lagrave

Play Like Maxime Vachier-Lagrave

Find the attacking moves from MVL's greatest games!

Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, a.k.a. MVL, is one of the best chess players in the world and known for his astounding attacking play. Enjoy this collection of some of MVL's best and most educational games. See if you can keep up with his brilliant attacking play against strong opponents including Fabiano Caruana. Start attacking like MVL today!

Here is what you will learn:

  • Follow MVL's attacking ideas as both Black and White!
  • Face off against some of the world's best from MVL's perspective!
  • Find the moves in MVL's greatest attacking games!
Play Like Maxime Vachier-Lagrave: MVL vs Vaisser

Play Like Maxime Vachier-Lagrave: MVL vs Vaisser

MVL is the strongest player in France. He proved it in this game against another strong French GM Anatoli Vaisser.
1 Challenge
Play Like Maxime Vachier-Lagrave: Caruana vs MVL

Play Like Maxime Vachier-Lagrave: Caruana vs MVL

World number two Fabiano Caruana and MVL are both principled players, so they've had many clashes in sharp openings like the Najdorf.
1 Challenge
Play Like Maxime Vachier-Lagrave: David vs MVL

Play Like Maxime Vachier-Lagrave: David vs MVL

One of MVL's greatest attacking masterpieces came in the Italian Team Championship 2014 against Alberto David.
1 Challenge
Play Like Maxime Vachier-Lagrave: MVL vs Studer

Play Like Maxime Vachier-Lagrave: MVL vs Studer

In the European Club Cup in 2015 MVL took on the young future Grandmaster Noel Studer.
1 Challenge
Play Like Maxime Vachier-Lagrave: Goldsztejn vs MVL

Play Like Maxime Vachier-Lagrave: Goldsztejn vs MVL

As a junior player, MVL already attacked like a star. In this 2004 game, against IM Gildas Goldsztejn, both sides played aggressively from the start.
1 Challenge

Play Like Maxime Vachier-Lagrave

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5 Lessons
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Released August 16, 2019
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