LEARN 5 Ways To Play A C Guitar Chord With Variations

One of the first chords that you will probably learn is the C major guitar chord.  As you will see very soon, it is a fairly easy chord to learn and quite comfortable to play, in my opinion.

If you are just starting to learn how to play guitar, you may not already know how to read the guitar charts below.  If this is the case, take a look at our beginner guitar chords post and you should see a detailed explanation of how to read these charts.

Main Way To Play A C Chord

The three notes that make up a C chord are C, E and G.  The open C major guitar chord is played this way:

C Chord Variations

Now, if you are looking to play the C chord a few different ways, you can use the following chord variations which can really help you get to the next stage of your guitar learning.  I would recommend looking at learning these: