Competitive Overwatch player and Philadelphia Fusion member Kim “Alarm” Kyeong-Bo has died at the age of 20. A cause of death has not been provided.
His death was announced on the official Twitter account of Overwatch esports team Philadelphia Fusion’s , in a statement saying “we are devastated and heartbroken to hear about Kim ‘Alarm’ Kyeong-Bo’s passing. Alarm was the heart and soul of our organisation, and our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends as we mourn this tragic loss.
The Kim family and the Fusion ask for privacy during this incredibly difficult time.”
This tragic information comes as Fusion broke the news just last month that Kim would be returning to play for the 2022 season.
“Alarm was the heart and soul of our organization, and our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends as we mourn this tragic loss.”
“The Kim family and the Fusion ask for privacy during this incredibly difficult time”, the team added
Kim began playing competitive Overwatch in 2016, starting as an off-tank main before making a name for himself as a fantastic flex support player. He won the 2020 Rookie of the Year award, a Role Stars award and an MVP nomination and was one of Fusion University’s stand-out stars.