C#dim Guitar Chord | How To Create and Play the C# Diminished chord

C# dim position 1 guitar chord diagram

This chord is made up of the Root, Minor Third, and diminished Fifth

The C#dim chord is known as:

  • C# Diminished
  • C# Dim
  • C# Diminished Triad
  • C# Ø
  • C#dim

The notes of the C# Diminished chord are C#, E, and G

C# dim chord Notes:

C#EG

Chord formula for the Diminished chord:

1
b2
2
b3
3
4
b5
5
#5
6
b7
7

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C# Diminished Guitar Chord Shapes

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Position 1
Movable

C# dim position 6 guitar chord diagram

Position 2
Open

C# dim position 4 guitar chord diagram

Position 3
Movable

C# dim position 1 guitar chord diagram

Position 4
Movable

C# dim position 2 guitar chord diagram

Position 5
BarreMovable

C# dim position 3 guitar chord diagram

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Complete Fretboard Map of C# dim chord tones

This fretboard map shows you the tones in the chord all along the neck. You can play this chord by choosing some of the chord tones.

b3
b5
b3
1
b3
b5
b5
1
b3
b5
1
b3
b5
1
b3
1
b5
1
b3
b5
b3

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