Viswanathan Anand beats Boris Gelfand to win World Chess title
Anand won game two of their four speed chess games on Wednesday with the other three games ending in draws to win the tie-break, which was forced after their 12-game Moscow series of regular matches ended all square.
Anand has previously won the title in 2000, 2007, 2008 and 2010.
He held the FIDE World Chess Championship from 2000 to 2002, at a time when the world title was split. In 2007, Anand became the undisputed World Champion. In 2008, he defended his title against Vladimir Kramnik. He successfully his title, which was also his fourth title, when he beat Veselin Topalov in the last of their 12-game duel.