Originally Posted by Ben Langford
Standing in some fashion is usually required to break this kind of closed guard if the guard player won't open their legs to attack.
Hope this helps.
I like the double collar grip with one hand, other hand has a waistline pant grip with the forearm flush along their thigh, stand up in staggered stance and then push the thigh down over your leg aand pass to side control in tripod fashion. Works a treat in a situation like this