Romain Edouard, born in November 1990, has been a part of the French National Team since 2011. As a teenager, he notably won a gold medal in the European U16 Championship in 2006, and silver medals in the Europe and World Championships under 18 in 2007. He then became French Champion in 2012. Since becoming a GM at 18, he has won numerous international events, including the 2012 Al Ain Open, the 2014 Dubai Open, the 2015 World Open (joint winner) and the 2015 Championship of French-speaking Countries in Montreal. Romain is also the author of several books, notably "The Chess Manual of Avoidables Mistakes 1 and 2" and the brand new series "Chess Calculation Training", which has 2 volumes as well so far.