Overwatch League pro for the Philadelphia Fusion Kim "Alarm" Kyeong-Bo has died at the age of 20, according to an announcement from the team published on Sunday. No details surrounding his passing have been released to the public.
"We are devastated and heartbroken to hear about Kim "Alarm" Kyeong-Bo's passing," Fusion wrote in their announcement. "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 Fusion ask for privacy during this incredibly difficult time."
Alarm was a support player in the Overwatch League who won Rookie of the Year and a Support Role Star award in 2020. He was well respected by his teammates and opponents alike and was widely considered one of the best Overwatch support players in the world.
The Overwatch League community poured out their support for Alarm's family and friends in response to Sunday's news. Numerous Overwatch commentators, teams, players and former teammates expressed their condolences to Alarm's family and friends in response to the news, with many also sharing their memories and tributes to Kyeong-Bo.
Aaron is an esports reporter with a background in media, technology, and communication education.