How To Play The Csus Chord On Guitar

Csus chord

Csus Chord Guitar Instructions

To play the Csus chord on your guitar, picture the Csus 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 Csus chord by placing your fingers exactly where the diagram shows and strumming the correct strings.

Csus Guitar Chord Finger Positions

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

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

guitar strings and finger positions diagram

Other Names For The Csus Guitar Chord:

  • C(sus) Chord

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These Songs Use The Csus Chord

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

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