How To Play Bsus2 Chord On Guitar

Learn how to play B-Suspended or Bsus2 Chord properly on the Guitar in this easy step-by-step lesson.

Bsus2 Chord Chart Guitar

Bsus2 Guitar Chord Diagram

How To Play Bsus2 or B-Suspended Chord On Guitar

Bsus2 Chord is a 5 String Chord. To Play Bsus2 Chord on Guitar:

  1. Barre First to Fifth String, Second Fret with your Index Finger. 
  2. Place Your Ring Finger on Fourth FretFourth String.
  3. Place Your Fourth Finger on Fourth Fret, Third String.
  4. Sixth String is not played.

To learn about  Intervals and Music Theory, check out this lesson.

Notes In an Bsus2 or B-Suspended Chord

Notes played in an Bsus2 Chord are B, C# and F#.

  • Root Note B is played on the 3rd string and 5th string.
  • C# note is played on the 2nd String and is the Major Second Interval of the A Major scale.
  • F# note is played on the 1st and 4th strings of the guitar and is a Perfect Fifth Interval of the A Major scale.
Notes in Bsus2 Chord

Suspended Second Chord Formula

Suspended Second or Sus2 chord formula is 1-2-5 or R-M2-P5.

B Suspended Second or Sus2 triad is simply the major triad with the Third  Interval flattened by a whole tone (whole-step).

To play a Bsus2 chord, the Root, Major Second Interval and Perfect Fifth Interval of an A Major Scale are played together.

Bsus2 Chord Formula


B Suspended / Bsus2 Chord Variations or Different Shapes

 Bsus2 or B suspended chord shapes guitar


Bsus2 Chord On Stave

 Bsus2 chord on a music stave


Bsus2 Chord Guitar Tabs

 Bsus2 chord guitar tablature