Synonyms of stalemate
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• Larkham broke the deadlock with a late goal.
• The game ended in a draw.
impasseIf people are in a difficult position in which it is impossible to make any progress, you can refer to the situation as an impasse.
• The company has reached an impasse in negotiations.
Thesaurus for stalemate from the Collins English Thesaurus
a chess position in which any of a player's possible moves would place his king in check: in this position the game ends in a draw