LeelaChessZero

LeelaChessZero (lc0 / lczero) is a chess engine automated vian neural networks. This test profile can be used for OpenCL, CUDA + cuDNN, and BLAS (CPU-based) benchmarking.

To run this test with the Phoronix Test Suite, the basic command is: phoronix-test-suite benchmark lczero.

Project Site

github.com

Test Created

12 January 2019

Last Updated

27 September 2020

Test Maintainer

Michael Larabel 

Test Type

Processor

Average Install Time

1 Minute, 20 Seconds

Average Run Time

4 Minutes, 22 Seconds

Test Dependencies

C/C++ Compiler Toolchain + BLAS (Basic Linear Algebra Sub-Routine) + OpenCL + Meson Build System + Eigen + Zlib

Accolades

40k+ Downloads

Supported Platforms


Public Result Uploads *Reported Installs **Reported Test Completions **Test Profile Page Views ***OpenBenchmarking.orgEventsLeelaChessZero Popularity Statisticspts/lczero2019.012019.022019.032019.042019.052019.062019.072019.082019.092019.102019.112019.122020.012020.022020.032020.042020.052020.062020.072020.082020.092020.102020.112020.122021.012021.022021.032021.042021.052021.065001000150020002500
* Uploading of benchmark result data to OpenBenchmarking.org is always optional (opt-in) via the Phoronix Test Suite for users wishing to share their results publicly.
** Data based on those opting to upload their test results to OpenBenchmarking.org and users enabling the opt-in anonymous statistics reporting while running benchmarks from an Internet-connected platform.
*** Test profile page view reporting began March 2021.
Data current as of 15 June 2021.
Random13.5%OpenCL23.9%BLAS30.6%Eigen32.0%Backend Option PopularityOpenBenchmarking.org

Revision History

pts/lczero-1.5.1   [View Source]   Sun, 27 Sep 2020 17:41:46 GMT
Limit max CPU threads to 64 to workaround upstream issue with lc0 bailing out otherwise.

pts/lczero-1.5.0   [View Source]   Sun, 06 Sep 2020 14:18:27 GMT
Update against latest upstream along with updated network, add eigen as possible external dependency.

pts/lczero-1.4.0   [View Source]   Thu, 30 Apr 2020 09:06:47 GMT
Update against lc0 0.25, use new network as old one was removed.

pts/lczero-1.3.0   [View Source]   Fri, 10 Jan 2020 20:28:53 GMT
Update against latest lc0 v0.23.2 upstream, other test improvements.

pts/lczero-1.2.1   [View Source]   Thu, 03 Oct 2019 14:07:11 GMT
Add Windows support.

pts/lczero-1.2.0   [View Source]   Thu, 26 Sep 2019 16:49:44 GMT
Update against lczero upstream

pts/lczero-1.1.1   [View Source]   Wed, 16 Jan 2019 05:41:40 GMT
Add zlib to external dependency list.

pts/lczero-1.1.0   [View Source]   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 10:11:47 GMT
Set threads option always for CPU testing.

pts/lczero-1.0.1   [View Source]   Sun, 13 Jan 2019 14:22:54 GMT
Allow CUDA and BLAS benchmarking back-end support.

pts/lczero-1.0.0   [View Source]   Sat, 12 Jan 2019 20:10:43 GMT
Initial commit of lc0 / lczero chess benchmark using neural networks with GPU compute.

Suites Using This Test

Chess Test Suite

Machine Learning

CPU Massive

HPC - High Performance Computing

NVIDIA GPU Compute


Performance Metrics

Analyze Test Configuration:

LeelaChessZero 0.26

Backend: Eigen

OpenBenchmarking.org metrics for this test profile configuration based on 665 public results since 6 September 2020 with the latest data as of 31 May 2021.

Below is an overview of the generalized performance for components where there is sufficient statistically significant data based upon user-uploaded results. It is important to keep in mind particularly in the Linux/open-source space there can be vastly different OS configurations, with this overview intended to offer just general guidance as to the performance expectations.

Component
Percentile Rank
# Compatible Public Results
Nodes Per Second (Average)
100th
5
6274 +/- 34
100th
6
4543 +/- 153
98th
11
4182 +/- 268
95th
4
3543 +/- 24
94th
5
3107 +/- 31
93rd
3
2888 +/- 18
91st
5
2664 +/- 12
89th
5
2412 +/- 10
88th
5
2316 +/- 10
86th
11
2120 +/- 37
85th
5
1931 +/- 9
84th
7
1873 +/- 255
84th
4
1862 +/- 189
84th
3
1861 +/- 20
83rd
3
1815 +/- 13
82nd
5
1774 +/- 11
79th
8
1622 +/- 111
79th
4
1621 +/- 8
77th
8
1523 +/- 114
Mid-Tier
75th
< 1439
72nd
8
1245 +/- 13
69th
6
1149 +/- 9
69th
5
1107 +/- 6
67th
3
1082 +/- 6
66th
5
1052 +/- 2
65th
4
1044 +/- 5
65th
4
1032 +/- 10
64th
8
1001 +/- 125
63rd
4
993 +/- 48
61st
13
983 +/- 9
59th
4
951 +/- 10
59th
3
947 +/- 8
58th
5
928 +/- 7
56th
13
914 +/- 16
55th
6
909 +/- 5
54th
6
900 +/- 6
54th
3
897 +/- 17
53rd
3
895 +/- 16
Median
50th
831
50th
15
823 +/- 91
48th
11
811 +/- 6
47th
3
786 +/- 26
46th
10
766 +/- 10
43rd
5
752 +/- 18
43rd
6
747 +/- 37
40th
3
712 +/- 10
40th
5
711 +/- 69
40th
9
694 +/- 60
39th
3
686 +/- 4
39th
3
683 +/- 3
36th
4
650 +/- 67
35th
3
629 +/- 13
34th
3
628 +/- 6
27th
3
543 +/- 3
26th
13
542 +/- 44
Low-Tier
25th
< 531
22nd
3
521 +/- 9
19th
3
491 +/- 5
14th
10
404 +/- 24
13th
7
399 +/- 40
10th
6
388 +/- 13
10th
9
387 +/- 16
7th
6
274 +/- 31
6th
4
260 +/- 1
6th
4
210 +/- 2
5th
4
205 +/- 1
4th
6
143 +/- 1
OpenBenchmarking.orgDistribution Of Public Results - Backend: Eigen665 Results Range From 7 To 7402 Nodes Per Second71553034515997478951043119113391487163517831931207922272375252326712819296731153263341135593707385540034151429944474595474348915039518753355483563157795927607562236371651966676815696371117259740720406080100

Based on OpenBenchmarking.org data, the selected test / test configuration (LeelaChessZero 0.26 - Backend: Eigen) has an average run-time of 24 minutes. By default this test profile is set to run at least 3 times but may increase if the standard deviation exceeds pre-defined defaults or other calculations deem additional runs necessary for greater statistical accuracy of the result.

OpenBenchmarking.orgMinutesTime Required To Complete BenchmarkBackend: EigenRun-Time1122334455Min: 1 / Avg: 23.29 / Max: 58

Based on public OpenBenchmarking.org results, the selected test / test configuration has an average standard deviation of 1.3%.

OpenBenchmarking.orgPercent, Fewer Is BetterAverage Deviation Between RunsBackend: EigenDeviation246810Min: 0 / Avg: 1.29 / Max: 6

Does It Scale Well With Increasing Cores?

Yes, based on the automated analysis of the collected public benchmark data, this test / test settings does generally scale well with increasing CPU core counts. Data based on publicly available results for this test / test settings, separated by vendor, result divided by the reference CPU clock speed, grouped by matching physical CPU core count, and normalized against the smallest core count tested from each vendor for each CPU having a sufficient number of test samples and statistically significant data.

AMDIntelOpenBenchmarking.orgRelative Core Scaling To BaseLeelaChessZero CPU Core ScalingBackend: Eigen468121618243248642.785.568.3411.1213.9

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2 Systems - 109 Benchmark Results

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5 Systems - 259 Benchmark Results

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2 Systems - 54 Benchmark Results

Intel Core i9-9900K - ASRock Z390M Pro4 - Intel Cannon Lake PCH

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1 System - 6 Benchmark Results

AMD Ryzen 5 3600X 6-Core - ASUS TUF GAMING X570-PLUS - AMD Starship

Arch Linux rolling - 5.11.16-arch1-1 - Xfce 4.16

Most Popular Test Results

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6 Systems - 143 Benchmark Results

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4 Systems - 7 Benchmark Results

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14 Systems - 3 Benchmark Results

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8 Systems - 439 Benchmark Results

Intel Core i9-11900K - ASUS ROG MAXIMUS XIII HERO - Intel Tiger Lake-H

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3 Systems - 376 Benchmark Results

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Ubuntu 20.10 - 5.11.0-051100rc4daily20210122-generic - GNOME Shell 3.38.1

3 Systems - 191 Benchmark Results

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Intel Core i5-10600K - ASUS PRIME Z490M-PLUS - Intel Comet Lake PCH

Ubuntu 20.04 - 5.4.0-45-generic - GNOME Shell 3.36.4

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