I am following a tutorial on Black Magic Woman from Justin Guitar and at 6:18 he plays the C Chord in the following way. Since the C Chord consists of notes C, E, and G I notice that his index finger is on C and his ring finger is on G, from there I know that the E can be open. My misunderstanding comes from the open B string; how is he muting this string? I have tried muting this string with my middle finger and my ring finger with no luck.

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There is no open B string. He is fretting it with the third finger, so it sounds an "E". Like this:

C major chord

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