How To Play The Csus2 Chord On Guitar

Csus2 chord

Csus2 Chord Guitar Instructions

To play the Csus2 chord on your guitar, picture the Csus2 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 Csus2 chord by placing your fingers exactly where the diagram shows and strumming the correct strings.

Csus2 Guitar Chord Finger Positions

Here's where you need to position your fingers when you play the Csus2 chord:

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

guitar strings and finger positions diagram

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These Songs Use The Csus2 Chord

Mastered playing the Csus2 chord on your guitar? Challenge yourself by trying to play these songs to help you memorise it (they all use the Csus2 chord)!

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