‘Overwatch’ Rookie of the Year Kim ‘Alarm’ Kyeong-Bo passes away at age 20

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“Overwatch” esports player and Philadelphia Fusion member Kim “Alarm” Kyeong-Bo has passed away at the age of 20.

Devastating loss: The details of Kim’s death have not been released, but the news comes as Fusion announced last month that the 20-year-old would make a comeback in 2022.

  • “We are devastated and heartbroken to hear about Kim ‘Alarm’ Kyeong-Bo’s passing,” Philadelphia Fusion wrote on Twitter on Sunday. “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.”
  • Kim started as an off-tank player for competitive “Overwatch” in 2016, and then became known for being a flex support, PC Gamer reported.
  • He was named Rookie of the Year in 2020, received a Role Stars Award and was nominated as MVP. Before joining Fusion, he became a breakout star of Fusion University.

Pay respects: The “Overwatch” esports community took to social media to express their heartfelt condolences.

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Featured Image via Philadelphia Fusion (left), Overwatch League (right)

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