Christian Bauer in 2008
|Full name||Christian Bauer|
|Born|| 11 January 1977
|Peak rating||2679 (January 2012)|
Christian Bauer (born 11 January 1977 in Forbach, Moselle) is a French chess Grandmaster and author. In 1996, 2012 and 2015 he won the French Chess Championship.
In 2005 he won the 2nd Calvia Chess Festival. In 2009, came first at Vicente Bonil ahead of 21 GMs and 33 titled players. In 2010, he tied for 1st-7th with Alexander Riazantsev, Vitali Golod, Nadezhda Kosintseva, Leonid Kritz, Sébastien Feller, Sébastien Mazé in the 43rd Biel Chess Festival.