wikipedia states:

A chord diagram is a graphical method of displaying the inter-relationships between data in a matrix. The data is arranged radially around a circle with the relationships between the points typically drawn as arcs connecting the data together.


No Tableau examples found at time of writing (August 2016).

Blog posts

A comprehensive post by Noah Salvaterra was hosted on, and appears to be the guide to this chart type:

Example workbooks

Noah’s work is mind-bogglingly remarkable. There are plenty of examples of wonderfully creative viz’s on his Tableau Public profile, including a couple of chord diagrams:!/vizhome/PhoneChord/ChordDiagramBarChart!/vizhome/UberChord/ChordDiagramBarChart

In August 2016, Chris Love shared this:!/vizhome/TrainChord/ChordDiagramBarChart

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