Coach Bill

FIDE Master / Coach

William Schill

Coach Bill is a FIDE Chess Master and two-time Washington State Champion who is still active in chess competition today. He’s been teaching his students his winning strategies for over 18 years.

Starting as the 16th seed in the 2015 Pacific Coast Championship, Bill finished undefeated after playing two Grandmasters, three International Masters and one National Master to finish clear first with a score of 5/6 and win the Pacific Coast Champion title.


The most important chess skill to develop is not thinking ahead or calculating as everyone assumes, but rather seeing what is right before us.