How To Play The Gdim Chord On Guitar

Gdim chord

Gdim Chord Guitar Instructions

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

Gdim Guitar Chord Finger Positions

Here's where to position your fingers when playing the Gdim chord:

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

guitar strings and finger positions diagram

Other Names For The Gdim Guitar Chord:

  • G(dim) Chord

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These Songs Use The Gdim Chord

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