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GM Maxime Lagarde

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Maxime Lagarde
Born
Mar 16, 1994 (age 27)‎
Place of birth
Niort, Deux-Sevres, France
Federation
France
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Maxime Lagarde is a French grandmaster and one of the top players in France. As of February 2021, he's the third strongest player in his country, behind only GMs Maxime Vachier-Lagrave and Etienne Bacrot.

Lagarde earned his international master title in 2011 and became a grandmaster in 2013. He won the French Championship in 2019 and reached his peak FIDE rating of 2659 a year later.

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