Great tactics at an early age!
Karjakin vs Vachier-Lagrave, 2000
(B39) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Breyer Variation, 27 moves, 0-1
Unexpected queen sac leads to minor pieces win against queen
G Goldsztejn vs Vachier-Lagrave, 2004
(A85) Dutch, with c4 & Nc3, 31 moves, 0-1
Knives are out! Whethering an attack while counterattacking!
Sadvakasov vs Vachier-Lagrave, 2006
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 38 moves, 0-1
Smart tactics support execution of strategic objectives.
Naiditsch vs Vachier-Lagrave, 2006
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 52 moves, 0-1
Sacrifices, underpromotion, king hunt and... mate...
R Fontaine vs Vachier-Lagrave, 2007
(A89) Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with Nc6, 39 moves, 0-1
The art of attack!
Vachier-Lagrave vs P K Wells, 2008
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 34 moves, 1-0
Strategic queen sac for winning imbalanced pieces ending!
Vachier-Lagrave vs Kosteniuk, 2008
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 85 moves, 1-0
White attacks first but in reality is lost to conclusive finish
T Abergel vs Vachier-Lagrave, 2008
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 34 moves, 0-1
Bishop and queen diagonals magisterial tactics play!
Vachier-Lagrave vs Macieja, 2008
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 32 moves, 1-0
Queen sac for minor pieces activity
D Pira vs Vachier-Lagrave, 2008
(A36) English, 51 moves, 0-1
Rook fianchetto(!) sacrifice(!) and other mutual crazy tactics!
Morozevich vs Vachier-Lagrave, 2009
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 76 moves, 0-1
A pinned knight ends failing to protect his king.
Vachier-Lagrave vs Kasimdzhanov, 2009
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 46 moves, 1-0
Maneuvering and domination around black weaknesses
Vachier-Lagrave vs Y Yu, 2009
(B33) Sicilian, 61 moves, 1-0
Pins and a subtle rook sac bag the game.
Vachier-Lagrave vs M Mchedlishvili, 2010
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 24 moves, 1-0
"Capuera" rooks fight dance to support pawns promotion
Vachier-Lagrave vs Gelfand, 2010
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 37 moves, 1-0
Steady attack with surprise beautiful final mating touch!
Vachier-Lagrave vs Nepomniachtchi, 2011
(D94) Grunfeld, 36 moves, 1-0
Strategic patient domination
Vachier-Lagrave vs Carlsen, 2011
(B30) Sicilian, 96 moves, 1-0
Tactics fireworks until crescendo attack delivers mate!
G Meier vs Vachier-Lagrave, 2012
(A04) Reti Opening, 27 moves, 0-1
Pawn push on move 26, and black position collapses!
Vachier-Lagrave vs Bacrot, 2012
(A13) English, 32 moves, 1-0
Neat tactical blows .. until the end!
Vachier-Lagrave vs K Grigoryan, 2012
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 35 moves, 1-0
Beautiful knight sac exploits back pieces poor placement
Vachier-Lagrave vs Caruana, 2013
(A81) Dutch, 66 moves, 1-0
Queen sac snowballs game into mating attack!
Vachier-Lagrave vs I R Ortiz Suarez, 2013
(B30) Sicilian, 39 moves, 1-0
Energetic attack, beautiful tactics..... and win!
Vachier-Lagrave vs A Volokitin, 2013
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 45 moves, 1-0
King enters battlefield early as cramped opponant is squeezed
Vachier-Lagrave vs Ding Liren, 2013
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 39 moves, 1-0
Neat energetic tactical coups carry game to won ending
Vachier-Lagrave vs S Volkov, 2013
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 38 moves, 1-0
Control of weak squares allows mating net combination!
Vachier-Lagrave vs I Nataf, 2013
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 32 moves, 1-0
Bold piece sacrifice initiates killer attack!
A David vs Vachier-Lagrave, 2014
(A15) English, 27 moves, 0-1
King is blocked on light squares, and mated on dark ones
Vachier-Lagrave vs T Batchuluun, 2014
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 30 moves, 1-0
Early sacrifice tactics until reaching won ending!
Vachier-Lagrave vs A Vaisser, 2014
(A04) Reti Opening, 22 moves, 1-0
Piece sac for attack, and forceful finish!
Saric vs Vachier-Lagrave, 2015
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 32 moves, 0-1
Tactics, complications, simplifications, win!
Vachier-Lagrave vs Ding Liren, 2015
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 45 moves, 1-0
White king is ingeniously trapped into mating net!
Caruana vs Vachier-Lagrave, 2015
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 35 moves, 0-1
Restraint, attack build-up, nice tactics and win!
Anand vs Vachier-Lagrave, 2015
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 34 moves, 0-1
The art of finale finesse
So vs Vachier-Lagrave, 2015
(A33) English, Symmetrical, 68 moves, 0-1
Casual sac of queen for minor pieces activity!
Vachier-Lagrave vs N Studer, 2015
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 20 moves, 1-0
Paws sac for deviation and sudden mating attack
Vachier-Lagrave vs V Gunina, 2016
(A06) Reti Opening, 34 moves, 1-0
Careful opening sequence followed by pure pounding and mate!
Giri vs Vachier-Lagrave, 2016
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 28 moves, 0-1
Quality sac to create victorious passed pawn
Vachier-Lagrave vs Kramnik, 2017
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 30 moves, 1-0
Sac of a rook for long term advantage
Leko vs Vachier-Lagrave, 2018
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 71 moves, 0-1