E17: "The Chessboard Killer" - Alexander Pichushkin

Alexander Pichushkin tracked his murders by marking X’s on his favorite chessboard. Luring victims into a park before bludgeoning them with a blunt object, Pichushkin also earned the nickname “The Bitsevsky Park Maniac”. This week, Greg and Vanessa look into the effects of frontal lobe damage on a child’s brain, and how alcoholism, a porn addiction and a love for chess shaped a prolific killer. SPONSORS! Tile - Get yours today at gettile.com/serial and save up to thirty percent per TILE on a multi-pack. Plus, free shipping! And, because TILE makes the perfect gift, for a limited time, get a FREE GIFT BOX with a multi-pack order. Blue Apron - Check out this week’s menu and get your first THREE meals FREE—WITH FREE SHIPPING—by going to blueapron.com/killers

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