The defending champion is back for another crack at glory
A big crowd favourite, the Yorkshireman could become a three-time champion
The German has been the surprise package in the 2018 competition
Can the Welshman add to his one BDO ranking title?
Four years after his Lakeside debut, 'the Quiff' is back to have another stab
Will 'Flyers' be flying on his third visit to the BDO World Championships?
The Gladiator is always up for a battle
Three titles in 2017 - but can he make an impression on the biggest stage?
The former footballer is hoping to strike at the Lakeside
Will the Scotty Dog bite back after his 2015 title triumph?
Will he live up to his nickname of The Boss at the Lakeside?
Geert de Vos
'Foxy' brings brilliant support but will he be able to give them plenty to cheer about?
After being knocked out in lots of semi-finals, can he go one step further?
Can the Scot make a great impression on his Lakeside debut?