B-5 guitar chord (B Major Diminished 5th)

Symbols: -5

Steps: 1-3-b5

Notes: B-D#-F

Variation 1

  • Apply a barre with your pinky across the 4th fret, covering the 2nd to the 3rd strings
  • Press the D (4th) string on the 3rd fret with your middle finger
  • Place your index finger on the A (5th) string at the 2nd fret and press down
  • Strum from the 5th string to the 2nd strings

Variation 2

  • Place your ring finger on the G (3rd) string at the 8th fret and press down
  • Press the D (4th) string on the 9th fret with your pinky
  • Use your middle finger to press the A (5th) string down on the 8th fret
  • Press down on the low E (6th) string at the 7th fret using your index finger
  • Now, strum all the strings up to the 3rd string