Alexander Pichushkin

Chessboard Killer, The Bitsa Park Maniac

  Active for 15 years
(1992-2006) in Russia

49

CONFIRMED
VICTIMS

60

POSSIBLE
VICTIMS
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  10. 8 Timeline Events
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  13. 12 Books About Alexander Pichushkin
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Alexander Pichushkin a Russian serial killer known as the Chessboard Killer and The Bitsa Park Maniac. Pichushkin was convicted of murdering forty-nine victims and suspected of killing as many as sixty. He claimed to have murdered sixty-two people, because he did not know that two of his victims had survived. Pichushkin stated his goal was to become Russia's most prolific serial killer. He stated that he beat the record of Andrei Chikatilo a fellow serial killer. He was arrested in 2006 and convicted in 2007 of forty-nine murders and three attempted murders. In 2007, Alexander Pichushkin was sentenced to life imprisonment with the first fifteen years to be spent in solitary confinement.

Alexander Pichushkin Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Alexander Pichushkin (aka) Chessboard Killer, The Bitsa Park Maniac, was active for 15 years between 1992-2006, known to have ( 49 confirmed / 60 possible ) victims. This serial killer was active in the following countries: Russia

Alexander Pichushkin was born on April 9th 1974 in Mytishchi, city in Mytishchinsky District of Moscow Oblast, Russia.

Alexander Pichushkin a male citizen of Russia.

In 1992 (Age 17/18) Alexander Pichushkin started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to murder his victims.

He was arrested on June 16th 2006 (Age 32), convicted on October 29th 2007 (Age 33), sentenced to life imprisonment at a prison in Moscow, Russia. He was convicted on charges of murder, attempted murder and other possible charges during his lifetime.

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Alexander Pichushkin has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 9 months ago.

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Alexander Pichushkin
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Updated: 2019-02-18 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Alexander Pichushkin
Nickname: Chessboard Killer, The Bitsa Park Maniac
Victims: 49 - 60
Years Active: 1992 - 2006
Ages Active: 17/18 - 31/32
Active Countries: Russia
Convicted Of: murder, attempted murder
Life Span: 1974 -     
Characteristics
Gender: Male
Citizenship: Russia
Sexual Preference: N/A
Astrological Sign: Aries
Mar 20 - Apr 20
Birth Month: April
Marital Status: N/A
Children: N/A
Living With: N/A
Occupation: criminal, serial killer
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: Apr 9, 1974
Native Name: Пичушкин, Александр Юрьевич
Given Name: Aleksandr
Birth Location: Mytishchi, city in Mytishchinsky District of Moscow Oblast, Russia
Birth Order: N/A
Siblings: N/A
Raised By: N/A
Birth Category: N/A
Mother: N/A
Father: N/A

Cognitive Ability
IQ: N/A
Highest School: N/A
Highest Degree:

Incarceration
Arrested: Jun 16, 2006 (Age 32)
Convicted: Oct 29, 2007 (Age 33)
Sentence: life imprisonment
Prison Location: a prison in Moscow, Russia
Executed: N/A
Previous Crimes: N/A
Previous Jail: N/A
Previous Prison: N/A

Death Information
Death Date: N/A
Cause of Death: N/A
Death Location: N/A
Killed In Prison: N/A
Suicide: N/A
8 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Alexander Pichushkin

The 8 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Alexander Pichushkin. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.

Date Event Description
Apr 09 1974Alexander Pichushkin was born in Mytishchi, city in Mytishchinsky District of Moscow Oblast, Russia.  #19740409
1992
(Age 17/18)
Alexander Pichushkin started his serial killing spree. #1992
Apr 09 1994
(Age 20)
20th Birthday
Apr 09 2004
(Age 30)
30th Birthday
2006
(Age 31/32)
Alexander Pichushkin ended his serial killing spree. #2006
Jun 16 2006
(Age 32)
Alexander Pichushkin arrested. #20060616
Oct 29 2007
(Age 33)
Alexander Pichushkin was convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment at a prison in Moscow, Russia.  #20071029
Apr 09 2014
(Age 40)
40th Birthday
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Books that Mention Alexander Pichushkin

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Serial Murderers and their Victims
Book: Serial Killers Encyclopedia (mentions serial killer Alexander Pichushkin)
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Serial Killers Encyclopedia
Book: The Mammoth Book of Bizarre Crimes (mentions serial killer Alexander Pichushkin)
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The Mammoth Book of Bizarre Crimes
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0806534338 Wanted Undead or Alive 6
1782193650 The Evil Within - A Top M... 14
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Alexander Yuryevich Pichushkin (Russian: Алекса́ндр Ю́рьевич Пичу́шкин, born 9 April 1974), also known as The Chessboard Killer and The Bitsa Park Maniac, is a Russian serial killer. He is believed to have killed at least 48 people, and possibly as many as 60, between 1992 and 2006 in southwest Moscow's Bitsa Park, where a number of the victims' bodies were found. In 2007 he was sentenced to life imprisonment.

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External References
  1. Alexander Pichushkin on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Sep 18, 2018.
  2. Пичушкин, Александр Юрьевич on ru.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Sep 18, 2018.
  3. Juan Ignacio Blanco, Alexander Yuryevich PICHUSHKIN on murderpedia.org, Retrieved on Sep 18, 2018.
  4. Q317496 on www.wikidata.org, Retrieved on Oct 17, 2018.
  5. Alexander Pichushkin on www.biography.com, Retrieved on Dec 14, 2018.
  6. Alexander Pitschuschkin on www.serienkillers.de, Retrieved on Feb 18, 2019.
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Alexander Pichushkin is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

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  2. #1 of 42 [ Page 1 ] of Aries Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  3. #4 of 29 [ Page 1 ] of Serial Killers active in Russia
  4. #15 of 649 [ Page 1 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  5. #107 of 649 [ Page 8 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  6. #457 of 649 [ Page 31 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
  7. #477 of 649 [ Page 32 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
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