LAHORE HSBC Bank beat Al Khan/Tip Moor by 11-7 on the opening day of the National Championship for the Quaid-e-Azam Gold Cup at the Lahore Polo Club here on Tuesday. Al Khan/Tip Moore made a brilliant start and hit as many as four goals with all being field goals, before HSBC could settle their rhythm. Gaston Moore brought HSBC back into the game with a goal at the closing stages of the first chukker and then by hit three goals in the second chukker. Tomas Pieres added one for Al Khan/Tip Moore in the second chukker. Moore continued his goal spree in the third chukker and added another three to HSBCs total to eight by end of the third chukker. Tomas Pieres converted a spot penalty in the fourth chukker but without much impact on the scorecard. Gaston Moore added another two and then Sufi Aamir converted the last goal for HSBC in the fifth chukker to take his team to a convincing victory. Lucas di Paola and Vierree Antinori officiated the match. Guard Rice /Newage romped to a 10-7 victory against Hataff in an earlier match. Shah Shamyl Alam added four and Lucas di Paola three and Taimur Ali Malik scored three goals apiece. Shah Qublai Alam and Ignacio Tocalino served as umpires. Colony Sugar hammered Tag Heuer/Army by 14-7 in a one-sided encounter in the afternoon. Fernando Quinto Bourdieu hit 10 goals for the winning side and Juilo Nevillo Astrada converted five goals for the losing side. Tomas Pieres and Gaston Moores served as umpires. In the last match of the day, Hilton Pharma/Diamond Paints registered a 9-5 victory against Pakistan Air Force. Ignacio Tocalino returned with seven goals to his name for the winning side. Fernando Quinto Bourdieu and Juilo Nevillo Astrada were the officials. Teams: GUARD RICE/NEWAGE: Adnan Jalil Azam, Taimur Ali Malik, Shah Shamyl Alam, Lucas Di Paola. HATAFF: Omar Asjad Malhi, Ahmed Zubair, Vierree Antinori, Hassan Ali Farrukh. AL KHAN/TIP MOOR - UK: Dr. Iftikhar Ali Khan Simba, Bilal Haye, Ahmed Ali Tiwana, Tomas Pieres. HSBC BANK: Sufi Muhammad Amir, Hissam Ali Hyder, Gaston Moore, Sufi Muhammad Haris. COLONY SUGAR: Naveed M Sheikh, Atif Yar Tiwana, Fernando Quinto Bourd, Saqib Khan Khakwani. TAG HEUER - ARMY: Ibrahim Pataudi, Ahmad Nawaz Tiwana, Julio Nevillo Astrada, Maj. Gen. Isfandiyar Ali Khan Pataudi. HILTON PHARMA/DIAMOND PAINTS: , Shiraz Qureshi, Mir Shoaib Ahmad, Ignacio Tocallino, Raja Samiullah. PAKISTAN AIR FORCE: Sqdn. Ldr. Fahad Aziz, Taimur Mawaz Khan, Maj. Haseeb Minhas, Shah Qubilai Alam.