Reinhardt Messerschmidt, previously of the Gauteng region, is now active in the Western Cape. He is a member of the SAGA council, and also occasionally attends both the Stellenbosch and Cape Town clubs.
In September 2005, he achieved his highest rating on the SAGA rating system, 2 kyu.
Reinhardt is an actuarial student working at Sanlam. On the SAGA council, he is membership secretary, and is also responsible for handling the ranking system and calculation of WAGC credit points.