Wright, obviously, has to feel pretty much unbeatable given what has happened to him over the last few weeks and he is certainly a worthy world champion.
But Gerwyn Price, second best player on the planet at the end of 2019 – or best player on the planet according to the Welshman at the time – is a tough man to take down and appeals more.
He had an off day at the Masters, where he lost in round two to Gary Anderson, who just might be coming back to his best although he is a bit too inconsistent and his enthusiasm for this event and the constant travelling may well evaporate faster than he can chuck a 180.
Rob Cross is making adjustments galore to his lifestyle and throw and is in transition which leaves four others – Michael Smith, Daryl Gurney and debutants Nathan Aspinall and Glen Durrant – to consider.
Gurney made the semis last year, Smith the final the year before while Duzza and The Asp enter the event after each had a great year.