Do you want to play chords on the guitar, but don't know exactly what terms like 'open', barre and powerchords mean? Check out this article for a introduction into different types and kinds of guitar chords!
There is going to be talk about degrees and intervals. Read this article to find out what they are!
After you have read through the introductions, you will be familiar with terms like major, minor, open, barre chords and the different kinds of degrees.
The positioning of the fingers determine on what string the root is going to be. This, combined with the other notes, determines in what key the chord is played.
Positions with the root on the E string:
Positions with the root on the A string:
Positions with the root on the D string: