This is the very first public release of Rustic. The chess engine is still very basic at this point, but fully functional for playing and analyzing games in a UCI interface. Below are the features included in this version.
The engine has been tested on the CCRL Blitz list: It's strength is 1695 Elo.
Engine: Bitboard board representation Magic bitboard move generator UCI-protocol Search Alpha/Beta search Quiescence search MVV-LVA move ordering Check extension Evaluation Material counting Piece-Square Tables