Well, I sure try to make it work.
There’s an article over at grapplearts.com about whether or not spider guard is a viable open guard option in no gi. In my personal experience, I find it’s trickier, but still a possibility. There’s a strong emphasis on wrist control, staying on point with your feet on the biceps, and keeping your fingers crossed that no one has gotten too sweaty yet.
Check it out, and let me know what you think.