Michael van Gerwen
Defending world champion Michael van Gerwen is the man to beat at Alexandra Palace.
The greatest darts player of all time will be chasing an incredible 17th world title when he heads to Alexandra Palace.
He has endured an inconsistent 2014 but Adrian Lewis always seems to save his best form for the World Championship.
Peter 'Snakebite' Wright stunned Alexandra Palace last year with his crazy hairstyles and dazzling darts.
He's been defeated in three World Championship semi-finals but James Wade's form suggests he can go one better this year.
Simon Whitlock is certainly the most eye-catching of the PDC's biggest names.
With his superb scoring power, Gary Anderson remains one of the most entertaining players on the PDC circuit.
Dave Chisnall has proven that he is a man to take lightly when it comes to the World Championship.
Robert Thornton will be hoping to reach the quarter-finals of the World Championship for the first time in 2015.
Andy Hamilton will hope to put a frustrating season behind him at the World Championship.
Mervyn King has battled his way back up the PDC Order of Merit after a superb 2014.
Raymond van Barneveld
Raymond van Barneveld is a five-time world champion and, despite the wins drying up, the Dutchman can still be a force.