First Strike #13 – From Jeskai Saheeli to the New Nationals


First Strike is a Magic: The Gathering debate-style podcast that discusses competitive and social aspects of the game. In this episode, KYT along with Robert Lombardi and Vince D’Agostino, welcome Grand Prix Pittsburgh Top 8 competitor Daniel Fournier to talk about Jeskai Saheeli in the post-Pro Tour Standard.

  • (00:02:39) Why Jeskai Saheeli?
  • (00:08:23) Does GB crush Mardu Vehicles?
  • (00:29:09) Is Jeskai the deck to play going forward?
  • (00:37:29) Who is looking forward to the new Nationals tournaments?
  • (00:51:38) Why is Modern getting fewer large events?
  • (00:55:55) Are they excited by the return of the Sunday PTQ?

You hosts on Twitter:

KYT – @kytmagic
Robert Lombardi – @RobertLombardi0
Vince D’Agostino – @daggr4
Daniel Fournier – @tirentu