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Alexander Pichushkin - Wikipedia:

Alexander Pichushkin Biography -
"Serial killer. Born April 9th, 1974 in Mytishchi, Moscow. Known as the Chessboard Killer, Alexander Pichushkin was convicted of murdering 48 people in Moscow in 2007. He appeared to be in competition with one of Russia’s most well-known serial killers, Andrei Chikatilo, who was convicted of 52 murders in 1992... "

Alexander Pichushkin - the Chessboard Killer - Russia:
Published October 27, 2007
"Wednesday, October 24, 2007 Alexander Pichushkin, 33, was convicted by a jury of his peers for the murder of 48 people in Moscow. According to CNN the jury took just under three hours to deliberate and render their decision of guilt. The jury also recommended that Pichushkin get life in prison, with the first 15 years to be in isolation, due to his violent nature. The jury also found Pichushkin guilty of three attempted murders... "

Profile of Russian serial killer Alexander Pichushkin:
Wednesday 24 October 2007 10.37 BST
"Alexander Pichushkin was convicted of killing 48 people in Moscow Alexander Pichushkin. Photograph: AP Alexander Pichushkin, the so-called "chessboard killer", was well known along the leafy lanes of Moscow's Bitsevsky Park. The 33-year-old supermarket worker played chess under the trees and even invited his opponents for a drink afterwards... "

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