How To Play The C13 Chord On Guitar

C13 chord

C13 Chord Guitar Instructions

To play the C13 chord on your guitar, picture the C13 chord chart shown as your fret board and neck (if you were to stand your guitar up vertically).

The horizontal lines represent the fret bars, the vertical lines show the strings and the dots show where to place your fingers.

Play the C13 chord by placing your fingers exactly where the diagram shows and strumming the correct strings.

C13 Guitar Chord Finger Positions

Here's where to position your fingers when you play the C13 chord:

  1. Tune your guitar Tune your guitar to the standard tuning (EADGBe)
  2. Index finger: 3rd fret, 3rd string. Place your index finger on the 3rd fret of the 3rd string.
  3. Middle finger: 5th fret, 4th string. Place your middle finger on the 5th fret of the 4th string.
  4. Ring finger: 5th fret, 2nd string. Place your ring finger on the 5th fret of the 2nd string.
  5. Pinky finger: 5th fret, 2nd string. Place your pinky finger on the 5th fret of the 1st string.
  6. Play chord. Strum all strings, except the 6th and 5th strings.

guitar strings and finger positions diagram

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These Songs Use The C13 Chord

Mastered playing the C13 chord on your guitar? Challenge yourself by trying to play these songs to help you memorise it (they all use the C13 chord)!

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