The interesting idea behind Chess Light is to draw some shapes over the checkerboard, and require to light them up using a number of chess pieces.
Note that the pieces work like their chess counterparts, but they don't light up the square that they are placed on: you need to use another piece to attack that one. This is an important mechanic to make the puzzles more interesting.
In some puzzles there are also unmovable black pieces. When a white piece is attacked by a black piece, it doesn't light any square, so you'll usually want to avoid that. But if the black piece is e.g. a rook, you might want to put one of your pieces in front of it to protect another piece.
If you get stuck on a puzzle, you can use hints to reveal the position of one piece. You earn some hints by solving the puzzles, and can buy more with in-app purchases.
The game can surely be recommended, whether or not you like chess. It has simple mechanics, but solving all the puzzles will require some serious effort.
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