d guitar chord

LEARN 5 Ways To Play A D Guitar Chord With Variations

The D major guitar chord was one of the first open chords that I learned way back when I first started playing guitar.  It is probably one of the easiest too!

If you have not learned how to read the guitar chord charts below, it’s quite easy once you get the hang of it.  Take a look at this guitar chords for beginners post that gives an explanation.

Main Way To Play A D Chord

The three notes that are used to build a D chord are D, F# and A.  If you want to play this chord on a guitar, the open chord is:

D Chord Variations

Got the open D chord mastered?  Try out these D chord variations too!